Colas Family History

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Colas Name Meaning

French: from a reduced form of the personal name Nicolas (see Nicholas).

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

Similar surnames: Colar, Colao, Cola, Colle, Comas, Colen, Kolis, Kolak, Class, Cords

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Colas Family Origin

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Colas Family Occupations

What did your Colas ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Brickyard Inspector and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Colas. 13% of Colas men worked as a Brickyard Inspector and 65% of Colas women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Colas were Journalist (masterbel and Spanish Consulate (clerk)

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Brickyard Inspector
  • Chauffuer
  • Foreman Elect Inst Maker
  • Journalist (masterbel

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • School Teacher (retired)
  • Seylstor
  • Spanish Consulate (clerk)

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Colas Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Colas. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Colas census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Colas. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 356 military records available for the last name Colas. For the veterans among your Colas ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Colas Life Expectancy

What is the average Colas lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Colas life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1981, and highest in 1983. The average life expectancy for Colas in 1957 was 35, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Colas

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