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Colding Name Meaning

Danish: probably a habitational name from Kolding. This was originally the name of a river, from kaldr ‘cold’ + a derivational suffix -ung, hence ‘the cold river’. English: perhaps a spelling variant of Golding.

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


Similar surnames: Golding, Bolding, Codding, Collin, Colling, Cooling, Rolling

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Colding Family Origin

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Colding Family Occupations

What did your Colding ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Barber were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Colding. A less common occupation for the Colding family was Book Agent. The most common Colding occupation in the USA was Farmer. 36% of Colding's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    36%
  • Laborer

    25%
  • Barber

    4%
  • Book Agent

    4%

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Colding Historical Records

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Census Record

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Colding. 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 Colding. For the veterans among your Colding ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Colding Life Expectancy

What is the average Colding lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Colding life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1974, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Colding in 1953 was 43, and 83 in 2004.

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