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Coronel Name Meaning

Spanish and Portuguese: from coronel ‘colonel’ a loanword from Italian colonnello a diminutive of colonna ‘column (of troops)’ (from Latin columna) hence a metonymic occupational name for someone in command of a regiment. Because of the late documentation of this word it is alternatively possible to explain this name as a variant of the personal name Cornelio .

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

Similar surnames: Corona, Cordone, Cornet, Cordner, Corner, Corne, Cotrone, Cotroneo

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Where is the Coronel family from?

You can see how Coronel families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Coronel family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1841 and 1920. The most Coronel families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 7 Coronel families living in California. This was about 64% of all the recorded Coronel's in USA. California had the highest population of Coronel families in 1880.
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What did your Coronel ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Coronel. 50% of Coronel men worked as a Laborer and 100% of Coronel women worked as a Housewife. .

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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
  • Farm Laborer
  • Truck Driver

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housewife
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Census Records

There are 16,000 census records available for the last name Coronel. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Coronel 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Coronel. 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 218 military records available for the last name Coronel. For the veterans among your Coronel ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Coronel lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Coronel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1977, and highest in 1971. The average life expectancy for Coronel in 1957 was 53, and 59 in 2004.

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