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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

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  • Farmer

    36%
  • Laborer

    25%
  • Barber

    4%
  • Book Agent

    4%

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

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Colding Life Expectancy

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