Colan Name Meaning

English and French: probably a variant of Colin or Collin. Galician: unexplained.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Colin, Olan, Coman, Coplan, Colman, Covan, Nolen, Coan, Colas, Cohan

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Colan Family Origin

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Colan Family Occupations

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  • Butcher

    11%
  • Carpenter Joiner

    11%
  • Clerk Of Works

    11%
  • Cloas Peg Maker

    11%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Colan family was Cloas Peg Maker. Butcher, Carpenter Joiner and Clerk Of Works were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Colan. The most common Colan occupation in the UK was Butcher. 11% of Colan's were Butchers.

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Colan Historical Records

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Colan Life Expectancy

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Between 1963 and 2004, Colan life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1964, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Colan in 1963 was 58, and 79 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Colan

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