Colon Family History

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Colon Name Meaning

Spanish (Colón): from the 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.

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

Similar surnames: Colton, Colone, Colen, Colin, Polon, Colo, Malon, Caron, Colla, Nolen

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Colon Family Origin

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Colon Family Occupations

What did your Colon ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Agricultural Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Colon. 7% of Colon men worked as an Agricultural Labourer and 24% of Colon women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Colon were Builders Labourer and House Duties

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Agricultural Labourer
  • Aircraft policeman
  • Boot Factory Worker
  • Builders Labourer

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Chambermaid
  • Enameller
  • House Duties

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Colon Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 212,000 census records available for the last name Colon. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Colon census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 36,000 immigration records available for the last name Colon. 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 19,000 military records available for the last name Colon. For the veterans among your Colon ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Colon Life Expectancy

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Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Colon life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Colon in 1944 was 58, and 69 in 2004.

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