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

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    20%
  • Bricklayer

    20%
  • Currier

    20%
  • Gen Lab

    20%

In 1881, Agricultural Labourer, Bricklayer and Currier were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Colon. The most common Colon occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 20% of Colon's were Agricultural Labourers. A less common occupation for the Colon family was Gen Lab.

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Colon Historical Records

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Colon Life Expectancy

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Between 1944 and 2004, 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.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Colon

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