Collinson Family History

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Collinson Name Meaning

English and Scottish: variant of Collins.

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

Similar surnames: Collison, Rollinson, Colliton, Cullison, Allison, Dollison, Collis

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Collinson Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Collinson name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Collinson. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • Norway


  • Sweden


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Collinson Family Origin

Where is the Collinson family from?

Collinson Family Occupations

What did your Collinson ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Collinson occupation in the USA was Farmer. 54% of Collinson's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Collinson family was Carder In Woolen Mill. Farmer, Blacksmith and At Home were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Collinson.

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  • Farmer

  • Blacksmith

  • At Home

  • Carder In Woolen Mill


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

Collinson Historical Records

What Collinson family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 67,000 census records available for the last name Collinson. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Collinson 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 7,000 immigration records available for the last name Collinson. 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 4,000 military records available for the last name Collinson. For the veterans among your Collinson ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Collinson Life Expectancy

What is the average Collinson lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Collinson life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Collinson in 1948 was 43, and 70 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Collinson

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Collinson 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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