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Colgrove Name Meaning

English: probably a variant of Colgrave, which appears to be a topographic name from Middle English cole ‘coal’ + grave ‘pit’, ‘grave’ (Old English col + græf), or perhaps a habitational name from a lost place so named. Probably an Americanized form of German Kohlgrube (see Colegrove).

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


Similar surnames: Colegrove, Cosgrove, Congrove, Grove, Lovegrove, Colton, Wingrove

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Colgrove Family Origin

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Colgrove Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    100%

In 1881, the most common Colgrove occupation in Canada was Farmer. 100% of Colgrove's were Farmers.

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Colgrove Historical Records

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Colgrove Life Expectancy

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