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Colbaugh Family History

Colbaugh Name Meaning
Probably an Americanized spelling of German Kalbach. Compare Kalbaugh.

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

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2,469 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
333 Military Records
28 Immigration Records
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Name Distribution of Colbaugh Families

  • Number of Colbaugh families
     12 - 21
     5 - 11
     1 - 4
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Colbaugh families
     3 - 3
     2 - 2
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Colbaugh last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Colbaugh Family Origin

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Average Life Expectancy for Colbaugh

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Colbaugh Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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Colbaugh Civil War Service Records

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