Collen Family History

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Collen Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Collin, a pet form of Coll 1.

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

Similar surnames: Collin, Colley, Wollen, Follen, Colten, Pollen, Coller, Colle, Cullen

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Collen Family Origin

Where is the Collen family from?

Collen Family Occupations

What did your Collen ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Collen occupation in the USA was Farmer. 26% of Collen's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Collen family was Coal Miner. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Collen.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Coal Miner


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

Collen Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 16,000 census records available for the last name Collen. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Collen 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Collen. 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 Collen. For the veterans among your Collen ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Collen Life Expectancy

What is the average Collen lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Collen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Collen in 1962 was 46, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Collen

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Collen 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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