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Colburn Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a place named with Old English col ‘cool’ + burna ‘stream’, as for example Colburn near Catterick in North Yorkshire.

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


Similar surnames: Kilburn, Cliburn, Milburn, Cockburn, Colmer, Chadburn, Cobern

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Colburn Family Origin

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Colburn Family Occupations

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  • Coal Miner

    8%
  • Tailor

    8%
  • Engine Fitter

    5%
  • Stone Mason

    5%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Colburn family was Stone Mason. Coal Miner, Tailor and Engine Fitter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Colburn. The most common Colburn occupation in the UK was Coal Miner. 8% of Colburn's were Coal Miners.

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Colburn Historical Records

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Colburn Life Expectancy

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