Colgin Family History

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Colgin Name Meaning

Irish: variant spelling of Colgan.

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


Similar surnames: Colin, Collin, Collen, Coggin, Olgin, Conlin, Colding, Polin, Colvin

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Colgin Family Origin

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Colgin Family Occupations

What did your Colgin ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Power Loom Weaver, Silk Weaver and Sugar House Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Colgin. A less common occupation for the Colgin family was Tailor. The most common Colgin occupation in the UK was Power Loom Weaver. 25% of Colgin's were Power Loom Weavers.

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  • Power Loom Weaver

    25%
  • Silk Weaver

    25%
  • Sugar House Laborer

    25%
  • Tailor

    25%

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

Colgin Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Colgin. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Colgin census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1891 UK census records for Colgin

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Colgin. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Colgin. For the veterans among your Colgin ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Colgin Life Expectancy

What is the average Colgin lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Colgin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Colgin in 1961 was 37, and 98 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Colgin

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Colgin 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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Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
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Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
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