Colleran Family History

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Colleran Name Meaning

Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Callaráin ‘descendant of Callarán’, which is probably a diminutive of the byname Callaire ‘cryer’, although Woulfe suggests it may be from the Connacht name Mac Allmhuráin.

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


Similar surnames: Coleman, Gilleran, Cloran, Coltrane, Holleran, Colligan, Colle

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Colleran Family Origin

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Colleran Family Occupations

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  • Cotton Rover

    20%
  • Gas Stoker

    20%
  • Laborer In Iron Works

    20%
  • Plasterer

    20%

In 1881, Cotton Rover, Gas Stoker and Laborer In Iron Works were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Colleran. The most common Colleran occupation in the UK was Cotton Rover. 20% of Colleran's were Cotton Rovers. A less common occupation for the Colleran family was Plasterer.

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Colleran Historical Records

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Colleran Life Expectancy

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