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Colosi Family History

Colosi Name Meaning

Italian: probably a habitational name from a short form of Nicolosi, a place in Catania, Sicily.

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


Similar surnames: Nicolosi, Calo, Colo, Colone, Koloski, Cola, Canosa, Colosimo, Coloma

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Where is the Colosi family from?

You can see how Colosi families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Colosi family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1891 and 1920. The most Colosi families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1891 there were 4 Colosi families living in Warwickshire. This was 100% of all the recorded Colosi's in the UK. Warwickshire had the highest population of Colosi families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Colosi surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Colosi ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Bookkeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Colosi. 35% of Colosi men worked as a Laborer and 50% of Colosi women worked as a Bookkeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Colosi were New Worker and Tailor.

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

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    35%
  • Truck Driver
    14%
  • Machinist
    9%
  • New Worker
    9%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Bookkeeper
    50%
  • Tailor
    50%
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What Colosi family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 808 census records available for the last name Colosi. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Colosi census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 441 immigration records available for the last name Colosi. 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 Cards

There are 211 military records available for the last name Colosi. For the veterans among your Colosi ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Colosi lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Colosi life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1986, and highest in 1983. The average life expectancy for Colosi in 1957 was 62, and 66 in 2004.

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