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Multiple Origins for the Surname Colon


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Colon Early Origins



The surname Colon was first found in Valencia, on Spain's Mediterranean coast.

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Colon Spelling Variations


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Colon Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Colom, Colomer, Colombe, Colomb, Colomi, Colomo, Colomé, Coloma, Colomas, Colombi, Colomina, Colominas, Colombara, Colombare, Colombaro and many more.

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Colon Early History


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Colon Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Colon research. Another 469 words (34 lines of text) covering the years 1094, 1099, 1102, 1238, 1691, 1492, 1492, 1651, 1710, 1675, 1679, 1680, 1696, 1701, 1706 and 1708 are included under the topic Early Colon History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Colon Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Colon Early Notables (pre 1700)



Prominent among members of the family was Cristóbal Colón (Christoper Columbus), the famed navigator and discoverer of the Americas in 1492; and Pedro Manuel Colón de Portugal, 7th Duke of...

Another 29 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Colon Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Colon Settlers in United States in the 16th Century

  • Nicasio Colon arrived in Nombre de Dios, Panama in 1535

Colon Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Nicholas Colon, aged 19, arrived in Barbados in 1635
  • William Colon, who arrived in Virginia in 1665
  • Michael Colon, who landed in Maryland in 1682

Colon Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Patrick Colon, aged 22, landed in America in 1822
  • Nicasio Colon, who arrived in Nombre de Dios, Panama in 1835
  • Martin Colon, aged 34, arrived in New Orleans, La in 1851
  • Martin Colon who arrived in New Orleans in 1851
  • Juan Ramon Colon who settled in Puerto Rico in 1860
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Colon (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Colon (post 1700)



  • Willie Colon (b. 1983), American football offensive guard for the New York Jets
  • Luis Alfredo Colón (b. 1916), American lawyer and politician, New York State senator
  • Rafael Hernández Colón (b. 1936), American politician, Member of Puerto Rico senate, 1969-72; Governor of Puerto Rico, 1973-77, 1985-93
  • Luisette Cabañas Colon, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Puerto Rico, 2004, 2008; Puerto Rico Democratic Party vice-chair, 2008
  • Ismael Amador Colón (b. 1894), American chemist
  • Carlos Edwin Colon Sr. (b. 1948), American professional wrestler from Puerto Rico
  • William Anthony Colon (b. 1950), Puerto Rican salsa music icon
  • Bartolo Colon (b. 1973), Major League Baseball starting pitcher from Dominican Republic

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Suggested Readings for the name Colon


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Suggested Readings for the name Colon



  • The Ancestry and Descendants of Christopher Columbus by Charles Maduell.

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Colon Family Crest Products


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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Maduell, Charles R. Compiler Index of Spanish Citizens Entering the Port of New Orleans Between January 1840 and December 1865. New Orleans: The Compiler, 1966. Print.
    2. de Cadenas, Vicente Y Viicent. Caballeros de La Orden de Santiago Siglo XVIII. Madrid: Hidalguía, 1996. Print.
    3. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
    4. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    5. Diez, Ma Del Carmen Galbis. Catalogo de Pasajeros a Indias Durante los siglos XVI, XVII y XVIII Archivo General de Indias Sevilla Volume 6. Murcia, Spain: Ministerio de Cultura, 1986. Print.
    6. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Armorial Général by J.B. Rietstap. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today. 1967. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-209).
    7. Chronological list of passengers to Spanish America (including Florida and Louisiana, 1538-1559). From documents in the "Indian Archives". Sevilla. Print.
    8. Atienza, Julio De Atienza. Español: Diccionario Heraldico De Apellidos Españoles Y De Titulos Nobiliarios. Madrid: Aguilar, 1959. Print.
    9. Carr, Raymond. Spain, 1808-1975. 2nd Ed. . Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1982. Print. (ISBN 978-0198221272).
    10. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    11. ...

    The Colon Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Colon Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

    This page was last modified on 9 January 2017 at 09:15.

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