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Collopy Name Meaning

Irish (Limerick): Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Colpa, ‘son of Colpa’, which is possibly a byname based on colpa ‘collop’. A collop originally denoted a fully grown horse or cow, and from there came to denote an area of grazing land sufficient to support such an animal.

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


Similar surnames: Corboy, Cully, Cooley, Holly, Molloy, Conlon, Callery, Collom, Cowley

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Collopy Family Origin

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Collopy Family Occupations

What did your Collopy ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Broker and Chelsea Pensioner were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Collopy. The most common Collopy occupation in the UK was Broker. 50% of Collopy's were Brokers.

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  • Broker

    50%
  • Chelsea Pensioner

    50%

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

Collopy Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Collopy Life Expectancy

What is the average Collopy lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Collopy life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1976. The average life expectancy for Collopy in 1944 was 28, and 67 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Collopy

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Collopy 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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