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Colburn Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a place named with Old English col ‘cool’ + burna ‘stream’, as for example Colburn near Catterick in North Yorkshire.

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

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Colburn Family Origin

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Colburn Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    35%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Carpenter

    4%
  • Laborer

    4%

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Colburn. A less common occupation for the Colburn family was Laborer. The most common Colburn occupation in the USA was Farmer. 35% of Colburn's were Farmers.

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Colburn Life Expectancy

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