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Colson Name Meaning

Northern English and Scottish: patronymic from Cole 1 or 2.

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


Similar surnames: Polson, Corson, Colton, Coulson, Coalson, Coleson, Dolson, Tolson

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Colson Family Origin

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Colson Family Occupations

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Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Colson ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    5%
  • Farmer

    4%
  • Annuitant

    3%
  • Civil Engineer

    3%

In 1881, Agricultural Labourer, Farmer and Annuitant were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Colson. A less common occupation for the Colson family was Civil Engineer. The most common Colson occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 5% of Colson's were Agricultural Labourers.

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Colson Historical Records

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Colson Life Expectancy

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Famous Colson Family

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Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
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Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)

Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
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