Colbey Family History & Genealogy
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Colbey Country of Origin, Nationality, & Ethnicity
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The nationality of Colbey is often complicated to determine in cases which regional boundaries change over time, leaving the nation of origin a mystery. The original ethnicity of Colbey may be difficult to determine based on whether the name came in to being organically and independently in different locales; for example, in the case of last names that are based on professions, which can come into being in multiple regions independently (such as the name "Baker" which refers to the craft of baker).
Colbey Meaning & Etymology
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The meaning of Colbey come may come from a trade, such as the name "Carpenter" which was given to woodworkers. Some of these craft-based last names may be a profession in another language. For this reason it is good to research the nationality of a name, and the languages used by its family members. Many western names like Colbey originate from religious texts like the Quran, the Bible, the Bhagavadgītā, and other related texts. Often these family names are shortened versions of a religious phrase such as "Favored of God".
Colbey Pronunciation & Spelling Variations
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Researching misspellings and alternate spellings of the Colbey last name are important to understanding the etymology of the name. Family names like Colbey change in their pronunciation and spelling as they travel across communities, family unions, and languages across time. In the past, when few people knew how to write, names such as Colbey were transcribed based on their pronunciation when people's names were recorded in government records. This could have resulted in misspellings of Colbey.
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Colbey Family Tree
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- Warren Colbey 1920 - 1976
- Mary Colbey 1891 - 1978
- James Colbey 1915 - 1973
- Kathryn Colbey 1910 - 1982
- Joseph Colbey 1899 - 1978
- Ida M Colbey 1894 - 1991
- John W Colbey 1916 - 1999
- Robert Colbey 1919 - 2002
- R Peter Colbey 1926 - 1998
- Howard Colbey 1898 - 1964