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Where is the Colligan family from?
You can see how Colligan families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Colligan family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Colligan families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 3 Colligan families living in New York. This was about 38% of all the recorded Colligan's in USA. New York and 1 other state had the highest population of Colligan families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Colligan surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.
In 1940, Laborer and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Colligan. 13% of Colligan men worked as a Laborer and 10% of Colligan women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Colligan were Clerk and Housekeeper. .