Colas Family History

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Colas Name Meaning

French: from a reduced form of the personal name Nicolas (see Nicholas).

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


Similar surnames: Colar, Colao, Cola, Colle, Comas, Colen, Kolis, Kolak, Class, Cords

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Colas Family Origin

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Colas Family Occupations

What did your Colas ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Colas occupation in the USA was Laborer. 39% of Colas's were Laborers. Laborer, At Home and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Colas. A less common occupation for the Colas family was Farm Laborer.

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  • Laborer

    39%
  • At Home

    6%
  • Carpenter

    6%
  • Farm Laborer

    6%

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Colas Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Colas. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Colas census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Colas. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

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

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Colas Life Expectancy

What is the average Colas lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Colas life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1981, and highest in 1983. The average life expectancy for Colas in 1957 was 35, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Colas

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Colas ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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