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Colledge Name Meaning

English: most probably a habitational name from Colwich in Staffordshire, named from Old English col ‘(char)coal’ + wic ‘building’. Derivation from the word denoting an educational institution is less likely, but see Coolidge.

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


Similar surnames: Milledge, Cartledge, Cobleigh, Catledge, Gulledge, Colling, Sledge

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Colledge Family Origin

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Colledge Family Occupations

What did your Colledge ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Silk Weaver, Agricultural Labourer and Coal Miner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Colledge. The most common Colledge occupation in the UK was Silk Weaver. 4% of Colledge's were Silk Weavers. A less common occupation for the Colledge family was Blacksmith.

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  • Silk Weaver

    4%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    3%
  • Coal Miner

    3%
  • Blacksmith

    2%

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

Colledge Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Colledge. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Colledge 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Colledge. 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 Colledge. For the veterans among your Colledge ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Colledge Life Expectancy

What is the average Colledge lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Colledge life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Colledge in 1953 was 22, and 65 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Colledge

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Colledge 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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