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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

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  • Silk Weaver

    4%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    3%
  • Coal Miner

    3%
  • Blacksmith

    2%

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

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Colledge Historical Records

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Colledge Life Expectancy

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