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Colclough Family History

Colclough Name Meaning
English: habitational name from Cowclough in the parish of Whitworth, Lancashire, recorded in the 13th century as Colleclogh, probably named with the Old English byname Cola (see Cole 2) + Old English cloh ‘ravine’.

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

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47,003 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
2,001 Military Records
1,765 Immigration Records
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Name Distribution of Colclough Families

  • Number of Colclough families
     17 - 31
     6 - 16
     1 - 5
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Colclough families
     571 - 1,139
     191 - 570
     1 - 190
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Colclough families
     10 - 17
     4 - 9
     1 - 3
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Colclough Family Origin

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Colclough Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Colclough

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Colclough Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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Colclough Civil War Service Records

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