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 1939, Carpenters Labourer (shipyardheavy Worker) and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Colgin. 17% of Colgin men worked as a Carpenters Labourer (shipyardheavy Worker) and 60% of Colgin women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Colgin were Preumatic Driller Shipya and Usherette Curema

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Carpenters Labourer (shipyardheavy Worker)
    17%
  • Gents Hairdresser
    17%
  • Nil (not Previously Employed)
    17%
  • Preumatic Driller Shipya
    17%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    60%
  • Unpaid Domestic Services
    20%
  • Usherette Curema
    20%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

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.

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Passenger List

There are 306 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 475 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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