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Collingwood Name Meaning

English: habitational name, probably from Collingwood in Staffordshire, although the surname is now more common on Tyneside. The place name arose from a wood the ownership of which was disputed (from Middle English calenge ‘dispute’, ‘challenge’).

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


Similar surnames: Ringwood, Linwood, Wallingford, Calderwood, Wellington, Cooling

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Collingwood Family Origin

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Collingwood Family Occupations

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

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  • Coal Miner

    6%
  • Farmer

    4%
  • Dressmaker

    2%
  • Labourer

    2%

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Collingwood Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Collingwood Life Expectancy

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Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Collingwood life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1968. The average life expectancy for Collingwood in 1952 was 47, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Collingwood

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