Colding Family History

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Colding Name Meaning

Danish: probably a habitational name from Kolding. This was originally the name of a river, from kaldr ‘cold’ + a derivational suffix -ung, hence ‘the cold river’. English: perhaps a spelling variant of Golding.

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

Similar surnames: Golding, Bolding, Codding, Collin, Colling, Cooling, Rolling

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Colding Family Origin

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Colding Family Occupations

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In 1939, Unpaid Domestic Duties was the top reported job for people in the UK named Colding. 77% of Colding women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties

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Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Unpaid Domestic Duti

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Colding Historical Records

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Census Record

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Passenger List

There are 531 immigration records available for the last name Colding. 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 554 military records available for the last name Colding. For the veterans among your Colding ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Colding Life Expectancy

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Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Colding life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1974, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Colding in 1953 was 43, and 83 in 2004.

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