Colon Name Meaning

Spanish (Colón): from the Latin Colombus, Colomba meaning ‘dove’, a personal name favored by early Christians because the dove was considered to be the symbol of the Holy Spirit.

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


Similar surnames: Colton, Colone, Colen, Colin, Polon, Colo, Malon, Caron, Colla, Nolen

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Colon Family Origin

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Colon Family Occupations

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  • Blacksmith

    80%
  • Farmer

    20%

In 1881, the most common Colon occupation in Canada was Blacksmith. 80% of Colon's were Blacksmiths. Blacksmith and Farmer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Colon.

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Colon Historical Records

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Colon Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1944 and 2004, Colon life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Colon in 1944 was 58, and 69 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Colon

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