Colleton Family History

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Colleton Name Meaning

Irish: variant of Culliton. English: variant spelling of Colliton.

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


Similar surnames: Colliton, Culleton, Colloton, Coulston, Collen, Carleton, Connerton

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Colleton Family Origin

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Colleton Family Occupations

What did your Colleton ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Laborer, Farmer and At Home were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Colleton. A less common occupation for the Colleton family was Brass Moulder. The most common Colleton occupation in the USA was Laborer. 33% of Colleton's were Laborers.

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  • Laborer

    33%
  • Farmer

    13%
  • At Home

    7%
  • Brass Moulder

    7%

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

Colleton Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Colleton Life Expectancy

What is the average Colleton lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Colleton life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1971, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Colleton in 1953 was 40, and 67 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Colleton

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Colleton 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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Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
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Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
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