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Colbeck Name Meaning

Northern English: habitational name from any of various minor places, such as Caldbeck in Cumbria, named with the Old Norse elements kaldr ‘cold’ + bekkr ‘stream’. German: variant spelling of Kolbeck.

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

Similar surnames: Kolbeck, Holbeck, Colby, Holben, Goldbeck, Walbeck, Bobeck, Lobeck

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Colbeck Family Origin

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Colbeck Family Occupations

What did your Colbeck ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Farmer, Carpenter and Farmers Son were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Colbeck. The most common Colbeck occupation in Canada was Farmer. 41% of Colbeck's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Colbeck family was Labourer.

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  • Farmer

  • Carpenter

  • Farmers Son

  • Labourer


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Colbeck Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 16,000 census records available for the last name Colbeck. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Colbeck 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Colbeck. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, 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 Colbeck. For the veterans among your Colbeck ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Colbeck Life Expectancy

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Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Colbeck life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1940, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Colbeck in 1940 was 32, and 88 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Colbeck 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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