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Colomb Family History

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

21,990 Historical Documents with Colomb on Ancestry.com
5,482 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
2,966 Military Records
807 Immigration Records
3,733 Census and Voter Lists
9,002 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Colomb Families

  • Number of Colomb families
     17 - 31
     6 - 16
     1 - 5
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Colomb families
     4 - 6
     2 - 3
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Colomb families
     2 - 1
     2 - 1
     1
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Colomb Family Origin

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Colomb Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Colomb

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Colomb Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Colomb census records

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Colomb Civil War Service Records

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