Kolbo Family History

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Kolbo Name Meaning

German: possibly a habitational name from Kolbow in Mecklenburg.

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

Similar surnames: Kolb, Kolba, Mollo, Kobe, Kolber, Kolm, Kobs, Olmo, Kelso, Kolby

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Kolbo Family Origin

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Kolbo Family Occupations

What did your Kolbo ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Blacksmith and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kolbo. A less common occupation for the Kolbo family was Laborer. The most common Kolbo occupation in the USA was Farmer. 40% of Kolbo's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Blacksmith

  • Carpenter

  • Laborer


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

Kolbo Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 848 census records available for the last name Kolbo. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kolbo census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 54 immigration records available for the last name Kolbo. 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 Card

There are 195 military records available for the last name Kolbo. For the veterans among your Kolbo ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Kolbo Life Expectancy

What is the average Kolbo lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Kolbo life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1990, and highest in 1982. The average life expectancy for Kolbo in 1964 was 78, and 60 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kolbo

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kolbo ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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