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Colet Family History

Colet Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.


Similar surnames: Cole, Coley, Colt, Nolet, Colen, Coler, Colee, Collet, Coles, Cott

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Where is the Colet family from?

You can see how Colet families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Colet family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Colet families were found in Canada in 1911. In 1840 there was 1 Colet family living in Tennessee. This was 100% of all the recorded Colet's in USA. Tennessee had the highest population of Colet families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Colet surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Colet ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer was the top reported job for people in the USA named Colet. 100% of Colet men worked as a Laborer. .

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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.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
    100%
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Census Records

There are 575 census records available for the last name Colet. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Colet 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 295 immigration records available for the last name Colet. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 55 military records available for the last name Colet. For the veterans among your Colet ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Colet lifespan?

Between 1964 and 1999, in the United States, Colet life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1999, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Colet in 1964 was 77, and 36 in 1999.

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