Colen Name Meaning

Dutch: patronymic from a reduced form of the personal name Nikolaus (see Nicholas).

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


Similar surnames: Colin, Cole, Olen, Dolen, Holen, Rolen, Bolen, Nolen, Colon, Molen

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Colen Family Origin

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Colen Family Occupations

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  • Laborer

    33%
  • Farmer

    13%
  • Brick Mason

    7%
  • Clk In Clothing House

    7%

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In 1880, Laborer, Farmer and Brick Mason were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Colen. A less common occupation for the Colen family was Clk In Clothing House. The most common Colen occupation in the USA was Laborer. 33% of Colen's were Laborers.

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Colen Historical Records

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Colen Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1956 and 2004, Colen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1969. The average life expectancy for Colen in 1956 was 56, and 63 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Colen

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