Colan Name Meaning

English and French: probably a variant of Colin or Collin. Galician: unexplained.

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


Similar surnames: Colin, Olan, Coman, Coplan, Colman, Covan, Nolen, Coan, Colas, Cohan

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Colan Family Origin

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Colan Family Occupations

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  • Collector

    33%
  • Farm Labourer

    33%
  • Newsboy

    33%

In 1881, Collector and Farm Labourer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Colan. A less common occupation for the Colan family was Newsboy. The most common Colan occupation in Canada was Collector. 33% of Colan's were Collectors.

Source: Census data for Colan | Data not to scale

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Colan Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1963 and 2004, Colan life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1964, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Colan in 1963 was 58, and 79 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Colan

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