Colclough Family History

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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


Similar surnames: Clough, Colloton, Malbrough, Colling, Cobleigh, Fairclough, Colledge

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Colclough Family Origin

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Colclough Family Occupations

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Colclough family was Pottery. The most common Colclough occupation in the USA was Farmer. 32% of Colclough's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Colclough.

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  • Farmer

    32%
  • Laborer

    17%
  • Farm Laborer

    15%
  • Pottery

    8%

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Colclough Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Colclough Life Expectancy

What is the average Colclough lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Colclough life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1941, and highest in 1983. The average life expectancy for Colclough in 1941 was 25, and 71 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Colclough

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Colclough 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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