Colling Family History

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Colling Name Meaning

English: from the Old Norse personal name Kollungr, a derivative of Koli, or from an Old English cognate, Colling, a derivative of Cola (see Cole 2). English: from a pet form of Coll 1. Altered spelling of German Kölling (see Kolling).

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

Similar surnames: Collin, Bolling, Collins, Cooling, Rolling, Gosling, Kolling, Halling

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Colling Family Origin

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Colling Family Occupations

What did your Colling ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Coal Miner, Farmer and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Colling. The most common Colling occupation in the UK was Coal Miner. 6% of Colling's were Coal Miners. A less common occupation for the Colling family was Agricultural Labourer.

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  • Coal Miner

  • Farmer

  • Labourer

  • Agricultural Labourer


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

Colling Historical Records

What Colling family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 25,000 census records available for the last name Colling. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Colling 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Colling. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Colling. For the veterans among your Colling ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Colling Life Expectancy

What is the average Colling lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Colling life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1970, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Colling in 1963 was 79, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Colling

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Colling 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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