Colleran Family History

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Colleran Name Meaning

Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Callaráin ‘descendant of Callarán’, which is probably a diminutive of the byname Callaire ‘cryer’, although Woulfe suggests it may be from the Connacht name Mac Allmhuráin.

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


Similar surnames: Coleman, Gilleran, Cloran, Coltrane, Holleran, Colligan, Colle

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Colleran Family Origin

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Colleran Family Occupations

What did your Colleran ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Colleran. A less common occupation for the Colleran family was Blacksmith. The most common Colleran occupation in the USA was Farmer. 31% of Colleran's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    31%
  • Laborer

    31%
  • Keeping House

    13%
  • Blacksmith

    6%

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

Colleran Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Colleran Life Expectancy

What is the average Colleran lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Colleran life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Colleran in 1953 was 56, and 79 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Colleran 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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