Colomb Family History

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Colomb Name Meaning

French: from Old French colomb ‘pigeon’ (Latin columbus), applied as a metonymic occupational name for a keeper of pigeons or doves.

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


Similar surnames: Colombo, Coulombe, Coloma, Golomb, Colombe, Golob, Holcomb, Coombs

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Colomb Family Origin

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Colomb Family Occupations

What did your Colomb ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Colomb occupation in Canada was Cultivateur. 50% of Colomb's were Cultivateurs. Cultivateur and Farmer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Colomb. A less common occupation for the Colomb family was Farmer Female.

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  • Cultivateur

    50%
  • Farmer

    25%
  • Farmer Female

    25%

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

Colomb Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Colomb Life Expectancy

What is the average Colomb lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Colomb life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1967. The average life expectancy for Colomb in 1945 was 42, and 65 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Colomb

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Colomb 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.

Famous Colomb Family

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Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
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Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
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