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Colcord Name Meaning

occupational name for a lime burner, from an agent derivative of Middle High German kalc (see Kalkbrenner). habitational name for someone from Kalke in Brandenburg or Kalkar in Cleve.

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


Similar surnames: Colter, Colford, Galford, Coor, Colmer, Wolford, Record, Pollard

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Colcord Family Origin

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Colcord Family Occupations

What did your Colcord ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Colcord occupation in the USA was Farmer. 31% of Colcord's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Colcord family was Blacksmith. Farmer, Keeping House and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Colcord.

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  • Farmer

    31%
  • Keeping House

    11%
  • Carpenter

    4%
  • Blacksmith

    3%

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

Colcord Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Colcord. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Colcord 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 Colcord. 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 Colcord. For the veterans among your Colcord ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Colcord Life Expectancy

What is the average Colcord lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Colcord life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1964. The average life expectancy for Colcord in 1955 was 66, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Colcord

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Colcord 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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