Colaw Name Meaning

Possibly an altered spelling of German Kohlhaw, a variant of Kohlhoff.

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


Similar surnames: Craw, Coan, Colee, Clar, Cota, Covan, Coar, Colf, Olan, Colle

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Colaw Family Origin

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Colaw Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    88%
  • Grazier

    6%
  • Sawyer

    6%

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In 1880, the most common Colaw occupation in the USA was Farmer. 88% of Colaw's were Farmers. Farmer and Grazier were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Colaw. A less common occupation for the Colaw family was Sawyer.

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Colaw Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1957 and 2004, Colaw life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1979, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Colaw in 1957 was 71, and 73 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Colaw

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