Colegrove Family History

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Colegrove Name Meaning

English: probably a variant of Colgrove. Probably an Americanized form of German Kohlgrube, a habitational name from any of twelve places so named, probably from Middle High German kol ‘coal’ + gruobe ‘pit’, or an altered spelling of Kohlgraf, an occupational name for an overseer of the coal trade.

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


Similar surnames: Colgrove, Congrove, Cosgrove, Lovegrove, Cleve, Holtgrewe, Coldiron

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Colegrove Family Origin

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Colegrove Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    46%
  • Laborer

    5%
  • Keeping House

    4%
  • Retired Farmer

    4%

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In 1880, the most common Colegrove occupation in the USA was Farmer. 46% of Colegrove's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Colegrove family was Retired Farmer. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Colegrove.

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Colegrove Historical Records

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Colegrove Life Expectancy

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