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Collom Name Meaning

English (Devon and Cornwall) and Irish: variant of Collum .

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


Similar surnames: Collum, Collums, Cullum, Molloy, Mccollom, Coll, Cillo, Scollon

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Where is the Collom family from?

You can see how Collom families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Collom family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Collom families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 18 Collom families living in Pennsylvania. This was about 69% of all the recorded Collom's in USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Collom families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Collom surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Collom ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Collom. 24% of Collom men worked as a Laborer and 24% of Collom women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Collom were Manager and Bookkeeper. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
    24%
  • Farmer
    23%
  • Mechanic
    8%
  • Manager
    7%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housekeeper
    24%
  • Operator
    15%
  • Housewife
    15%
  • Bookkeeper
    10%
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Census Records

There are 8,000 census records available for the last name Collom. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Collom census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 667 immigration records available for the last name Collom. 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 Cards

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Collom. For the veterans among your Collom ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Collom lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Collom life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Collom in 1945 was 34, and 66 in 2004.

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