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ˈfʊl tnful·ton

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Fulton, Robert Fultonnoun

    American inventor who designed the first commercially successful steamboat and the first steam warship (1765-1815)


  1. Fultonnoun

    Any of several towns in the United States, named for persons bearing this surname.

  2. Etymology: Places in England, from fugol + tun.


  1. fulton

    Fulton is usually a proper noun, which could refer to a surname, a given name, a place name, or even certain objects or institutions. Its most common usages include: 1. A surname in English-speaking countries, notably Robert Fulton, who is credited with developing the steamboat. 2. A given name for males. 3. The name of several places in the United States, including Fulton County in Georgia or Fulton, a city in New York, etc. 4. Fulton umbrella, a brand name of umbrella. 5. An object in the military, the Fulton surface-to-air recovery system, which retrieves people from the ground using aircraft. However, its precise meaning will depend on the context in which it's used.


  1. Fulton

    Fulton is a city in Callaway County, Missouri, the United States of America. It is part of the Jefferson City, Missouri Metropolitan Statistical Area. The population was 12,790 in the 2010 census. It is the county seat of Callaway County. Winston Churchill made his famous "Sinews of Peace" speech in Fulton at Westminster College in 1946.

Surnames Frequency by Census Records


    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Fulton is ranked #1083 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Fulton surname appeared 32,258 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 11 would have the surname Fulton.

    71.1% or 22,955 total occurrences were White.
    22.7% or 7,352 total occurrences were Black.
    2.3% or 755 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
    2.2% or 713 total occurrences were of two or more races.
    0.9% or 310 total occurrences were American Indian or Alaskan Native.
    0.5% or 171 total occurrences were Asian.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Fulton in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Fulton in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of Fulton in a Sentence

  1. Brad Raffensperger:

    The voting situation today in certain precincts in Fulton and DeKalb counties is unacceptable, my office has opened an investigation to determine what these counties need to do to resolve these issues before November's election.

  2. Robb Pitts:

    It is outrageous that Fulton County continues to be a target of those who can not accept the results from last year's election, the votes have been counted three times, including a hand recount, and no evidence of fraud has been found. The fact remains that Fulton County safely and securely carried out an election in the midst of a public health pandemic. It's a shame to see that the' Big Lie' lives on and could cost the hardworking taxpayers of Fulton County.

  3. Robb Pitts:

    This conspiracy theory about counterfeit ballots has been trotted out by proponents of the' Big Lie' across the country and shot down every time, whether it's looking for bamboo in Arizona's ballots or searching for counterfeits in Fulton's, it is nonsense.

  4. Napoleon I:

    To Robert Fulton: What, sir, would you make a ship sail against the wind and currents by lighting a bonfire under her deck? I pray you excuse me, I have no time to listen to such nonsense.

  5. Richard Barron:

    I know Fulton County's unique for us to do this, we've always been able to recruit polling locations and then retain them. But now, we're having to add so many and do Fulton County in a short amount of time that we had to add outside help to make sure this is done on time.

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