Coll Family History

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Coll Name Meaning

English: from a reduced form of the personal name Nicholas. Scottish or Irish: reduced form of McColl. Catalan: topographic name from coll ‘mountain pass’, from Latin collis ‘hill’. Americanized spelling of German Koll or Kohl.

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

Similar surnames: Call, Cole, Toll, Cool, Colle, Colla, Moll, Poll, Cull, Boll

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Coll Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Coll name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Coll. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • Ireland & Scotland


  • England & Wales


  • Eastern Europe & Russia


  • France


  • Germanic Europe


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Coll Family Origin

Where is the Coll family from?

Coll Family Occupations

What did your Coll ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Housekeeper, Ironstone Miner and (Labourer) (General) were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Coll. A less common occupation for the Coll family was Agricultural Labourer. The most common Coll occupation in the UK was Housekeeper. 5% of Coll's were Housekeepers.

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  • Housekeeper

  • Ironstone Miner

  • (Labourer) (General)

  • Agricultural Labourer


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

Coll Historical Records

What Coll family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 35,000 census records available for the last name Coll. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Coll 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 12,000 immigration records available for the last name Coll. 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 10,000 military records available for the last name Coll. For the veterans among your Coll ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Coll Life Expectancy

What is the average Coll lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Coll life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Coll in 1943 was 41, and 71 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Coll 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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