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Colosimo Family History

Colosimo Name Meaning

Southern Italian: of uncertain derivation; possibly from a medieval Greek personal name Kalosimos, composed of the elements kalos ‘beautiful’ + simos meaning either ‘lame’ or ‘snub-nosed’.

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

Similar surnames: Calogero, Colombo, Colosi, Clovis, Losito, Colavito, Cosio, Corsino

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Where is the Colosimo family from?

You can see how Colosimo families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Colosimo family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1911 and 1920. The most Colosimo families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 15 Colosimo families living in Pennsylvania. This was about 24% of all the recorded Colosimo's in the USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Colosimo families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Colosimo surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Colosimo ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Operator were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Colosimo. 38% of Colosimo men worked as a Laborer and 25% of Colosimo women worked as an Operator. Some less common occupations for Americans named Colosimo were Clerk and Saleslady.

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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
  • Truck Driver
  • New Worker
  • Clerk

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Operator
  • Housewife
  • New Worker
  • Saleslady
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Colosimo. 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 783 military records available for the last name Colosimo. For the veterans among your Colosimo ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Colosimo lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Colosimo life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Colosimo in 1951 was 56, and 77 in 2004.

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