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Colao Surname Meaning

Italian: from the personal name Colao a short form of Nicolao (see Nicholas ).

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

Similar surnames: Cola, Colo, Colas, Colar, Colla, Como, Colle, Cosmo, Colen, Kolak

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Where is the Colao family from?

You can see how Colao families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Colao family name was found in the USA, and the UK between 1891 and 1920. The most Colao families were found in USA in 1920. In 1891 there were 3 Colao families living in London. This was 100% of all the recorded Colao's in United Kingdom. London had the highest population of Colao families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Colao surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Colao ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Barber and New Worker were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Colao. 100% of Colao men worked as a Barber and 34% of Colao women worked as a New Worker. .

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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

  • Barber

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • New Worker
  • Stripper
  • Housewife
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Census Records

There are 476 census records available for the last name Colao. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Colao 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 459 immigration records available for the last name Colao. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Australia, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 242 military records available for the last name Colao. For the veterans among your Colao ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Colao lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Colao life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2000, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Colao in 1964 was 82, and 82 in 2004.

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