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Colombo Name Meaning

Italian: from the personal name Colombo, from Latin Colombus, Colomba meaning ‘dove’, a personal name favored by early Christians because the dove was considered to be the symbol of the Holy Spirit. In some cases the name may have arisen as a nickname for a gentle, mild-mannered person, or as a metonymic occupational name for a keeper of doves (Latin columbus ‘dove’).

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


Similar surnames: Coulombe, Colomb, Palombo, Colombe, Golob, Solomon, Coleman, Tolomeo

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Colombo Family Origin

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Colombo Family Occupations

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  • Asphalte Layer

    10%
  • Doll Maker

    10%
  • Dollmaker (Toy)

    10%
  • Figure Maker

    10%

In 1881, the most common Colombo occupation in the UK was Asphalte Layer. 10% of Colombo's were Asphalte Layers. Asphalte Layer, Doll Maker and Dollmaker (Toy) were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Colombo. A less common occupation for the Colombo family was Figure Maker.

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Colombo Historical Records

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Colombo Life Expectancy

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