Colbert Family History

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Colbert Name Meaning

French (Normandy) and English: from a Germanic personal name composed of the elements kol- (akin to Old Norse kollir ‘helmet’) + berht ‘bright’, ‘famous’.

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


Similar surnames: Holbert, Tolbert, Wolbert, Filbert, Hilbert, Albert, Robert, Wilbert

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Colbert Family Origin

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Colbert Family Occupations

What did your Colbert ancestors do for a living?

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Colbert ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

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  • Farmer

    30%
  • Laborer

    17%
  • Farm Laborer

    6%
  • Keeping House

    4%

In 1880, the most common Colbert occupation in the USA was Farmer. 30% of Colbert's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Colbert. A less common occupation for the Colbert family was Keeping House.

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Colbert Historical Records

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Colbert Life Expectancy

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Famous Colbert Family

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Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)

Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
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