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Where is the Colin family from?
You can see how Colin families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Colin family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Colin families were found in USA in 1920. In 1840 there were 2 Colin families living in New York. This was about 17% of all the recorded Colin's in USA. New York and 1 other state had the highest population of Colin families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Colin surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.
In 1940, Salesman and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Colin. 17% of Colin men worked as a Salesman and 12% of Colin women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Colin were Farmer and Pusher. .