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Kolano Name Meaning

Polish: descriptive nickname for someone with some deformity or peculiarity of the knee from kolano ‘knee’.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Kolanko, Kolak, Kocan, Molano, Kolacz, Kolin, Voland, Olan, Kolasa

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Where is the Kolano family from?

You can see how Kolano families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Kolano family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1911 and 1920. The most Kolano families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 5 Kolano families living in Manitoba. This was about 50% of all the recorded Kolano's in Canada. Manitoba had the highest population of Kolano families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Kolano surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Kolano ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Kolano. 45% of Kolano men worked as a Laborer and 50% of Kolano women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Kolano were Chauffeur and Housewife. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
  • Janitor
  • Baker
  • Chauffeur

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housekeeper
  • Housewife
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Census Records

There are 572 census records available for the last name Kolano. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kolano census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 321 immigration records available for the last name Kolano. 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 Cards

There are 186 military records available for the last name Kolano. For the veterans among your Kolano ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Kolano lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2003, in the United States, Kolano life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1979, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Kolano in 1964 was 76, and 82 in 2003.

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