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Colwill Family Origin

Where is the Colwill family from?

Colwill Family Occupations

What did your Colwill ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Farmer, Agricultural Labourer and Farm Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Colwill. A less common occupation for the Colwill family was Blacksmith. The most common Colwill occupation in the UK was Farmer. 14% of Colwill's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Agricultural Labourer

  • Farm Labourer

  • Blacksmith


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

Colwill Historical Records

What Colwill family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 10,000 census records available for the last name Colwill. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Colwill census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1891 UK census records for Colwill

Passenger List

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Colwill. 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 Colwill. For the veterans among your Colwill ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Colwill Life Expectancy

What is the average Colwill lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Colwill life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1969. The average life expectancy for Colwill in 1959 was 45, and 90 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Colwill

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Colwill 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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