Collis Family History

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Collis Name Meaning

English: variant of Collins.

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


Similar surnames: Collin, Callis, Collie, Cullis, Hollins, Ollis, Hollis, Follis

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Collis Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Collis name?

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

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  • England & Wales

    56%

  • Ireland & Scotland

    21%

  • Germanic Europe

    6%

  • Sweden

    3%

  • Norway

    2%

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Collis Family Origin

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Collis Family Occupations

What did your Collis ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Collis family was Farm Laborer. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Collis. The most common Collis occupation in the USA was Farmer. 29% of Collis's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    29%
  • Laborer

    10%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Farm Laborer

    5%

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

Collis Historical Records

What Collis family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 89,000 census records available for the last name Collis. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Collis 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 8,000 immigration records available for the last name Collis. 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 6,000 military records available for the last name Collis. For the veterans among your Collis ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Collis Life Expectancy

What is the average Collis lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Collis life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Collis in 1944 was 36, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Collis

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Collis 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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