Colp Family History

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Colp Name Meaning

Probably a respelling of German Kolb.

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


Similar surnames: Copp, Kolp, Culp, Cole, Comp, Cap, Coup, Colf, Coor, Coll

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Colp Family Origin

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Colp Family Occupations

What did your Colp ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Colp occupation in the USA was Farmer. 23% of Colp's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Colp family was Farm Hand. Farmer, Keeping House and Enginer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Colp.

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  • Farmer

    23%
  • Keeping House

    15%
  • Enginer

    8%
  • Farm Hand

    8%

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

Colp Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Colp. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Colp census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Colp

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Colp. 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 Colp. For the veterans among your Colp ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Colp Life Expectancy

What is the average Colp lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Colp life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Colp in 1953 was 49, and 69 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Colp

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Colp 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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