Coles Family History

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Coles Name Meaning

English: patronymic from Cole.

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


Similar surnames: Cowles, Cole, Moles, Roles, Colee, Coley, Ayles, Colen, Boles, Poles

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Coles Family Origin

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Coles Family Occupations

What did your Coles ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Coles family was Coal Miner. Agricultural Labourer, Farmer and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Coles. The most common Coles occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 7% of Coles's were Agricultural Labourers.

View Census data for Coles | Data not to scale

  • Agricultural Labourer

    7%
  • Farmer

    4%
  • Labourer

    3%
  • Coal Miner

    3%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Coles ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Coles Historical Records

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Census Record

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

Search 1891 UK census records for Coles

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Coles. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Coles. For the veterans among your Coles ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Coles Life Expectancy

What is the average Coles lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Coles life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1948, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Coles in 1942 was 36, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Coles

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Coles ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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