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Colle Family History

Colle Name Meaning

French (northern) Walloon and Flemish: from a short form of the personal name Nicolas (see Nicholas ). Compare Cole . English (Glamorgan): variant of Coll . Italian: topographic name from colle ‘hill col’ or a habitational name from any of various places called with this word. Americanized form of German Koll or the variant Kolle.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Cole, Coll, Bolle, Colla, Colley, Coale, Nolle, Coble, Wolle, Molle

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Where is the Colle family from?

You can see how Colle families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Colle family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Colle families were found in USA in 1920. In 1891 there were 33 Colle families living in London. This was about 52% of all the recorded Colle's in United Kingdom. London had the highest population of Colle families in 1891.
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What did your Colle ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Shipping Clerk and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the United Kingdom named Colle. 100% of Colle men worked as a Shipping Clerk and 75% of Colle women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. .

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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 1939

  • Shipping Clerk

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Private Means
  • Unpaid Household Duties
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Census Records

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Colle. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Colle 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Colle. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Australia, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 2,000 military records available for the last name Colle. For the veterans among your Colle ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Colle lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Colle life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Colle in 1962 was 48, and 91 in 2004.

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