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Colson Name Meaning

Northern English and Scottish: patronymic from Cole 1 or 2.

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


Similar surnames: Polson, Corson, Colton, Coulson, Coalson, Coleson, Dolson, Tolson

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Colson Family Origin

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Colson Family Occupations

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  • Attends School

    17%
  • Farmer

    13%
  • Marchand

    9%
  • Book Keeper

    4%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Colson family was Book Keeper. The most common Colson occupation in Canada was Attends School. 17% of Colson's were Attends Schools. Attends School, Farmer and Marchand were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Colson.

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Colson Historical Records

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Colson Life Expectancy

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