Coldwell Family History

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Coldwell Name Meaning

English, Scottish, and northern Irish: variant of Caldwell.

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

Similar surnames: Caldwell, Cadwell, Cardwell, Cauldwell, Caudell, Conwell, Colwill

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Coldwell Family Origin

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Coldwell Family Occupations

What did your Coldwell ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Coldwell family was Farmer Son. Farmer, Student and F. Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Coldwell. The most common Coldwell occupation in Canada was Farmer. 47% of Coldwell's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Student

  • F. Labourer

  • Farmer Son


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

Coldwell Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 65,000 census records available for the last name Coldwell. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Coldwell 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 6,000 immigration records available for the last name Coldwell. 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 4,000 military records available for the last name Coldwell. For the veterans among your Coldwell ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Coldwell Life Expectancy

What is the average Coldwell lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Coldwell life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1966. The average life expectancy for Coldwell in 1951 was 45, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Coldwell

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Coldwell 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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