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Colville Name Meaning

Scottish (of Norman origin): habitational name from Colleville in Seine-Maritime, France, named with the Scandinavian personal name Koli (see Cole 2) + Old French ville ‘settlement’, ‘village’.

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


Similar surnames: Carville, Monville, Melville, Neville, Courville, Scoville, Douville

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Colville Family Origin

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Colville Family Occupations

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  • Annuitant

    2%
  • Farmer

    2%
  • Gardener

    2%
  • Labourer

    2%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Colville family was Labourer. Annuitant, Farmer and Gardener were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Colville. The most common Colville occupation in the UK was Annuitant. 2% of Colville's were Annuitants.

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Colville Historical Records

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Colville Life Expectancy

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