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Colbert Name Meaning

French (Normandy) and English: from a Germanic personal name composed of the elements kol- (akin to Old Norse kollir ‘helmet’) + berht ‘bright’, ‘famous’.

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


Similar surnames: Holbert, Tolbert, Wolbert, Filbert, Hilbert, Albert, Robert, Wilbert

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Colbert Family Origin

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Colbert Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    38%
  • Labourer

    13%
  • Servant

    7%
  • Weaver

    7%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Colbert family was Weaver. Farmer, Labourer and Servant were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Colbert. The most common Colbert occupation in Canada was Farmer. 38% of Colbert's were Farmers.

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Colbert Historical Records

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Colbert Life Expectancy

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Famous Colbert Family

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Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)

John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
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