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Collin Name Meaning

English and French: from a pet form of English Coll 1, French Colle. Probably an altered spelling of German Kollin. Danish: variant of Colding. Swedish: ornamental name from an unexplained first element, probably from a place name, + the the suffix -in, from Latin -in(i)us ‘descendant of’.

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


Similar surnames: Colling, Follin, Bollin, Colin, Collins, Carlin, Collen, Sellin

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Collin Family Origin

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Collin Family Occupations

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

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  • Fisherman

    8%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    5%
  • Coal Miner

    5%
  • Farmer

    3%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Collin family was Farmer. The most common Collin occupation in the UK was Fisherman. 8% of Collin's were Fishermans. Fisherman, Agricultural Labourer and Coal Miner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Collin.

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Collin Historical Records

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Collin Life Expectancy

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