Coll Name Meaning

English: from a reduced form of the personal name Nicholas. Scottish or Irish: reduced form of McColl. Catalan: topographic name from coll ‘mountain pass’, from Latin collis ‘hill’. Americanized spelling of German Koll or Kohl.

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


Similar surnames: Call, Cole, Toll, Cool, Colle, Colla, Moll, Poll, Cull, Boll

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Coll Family Origin

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Coll Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    62%
  • Labourer

    8%
  • Tallow Chandler

    8%
  • Carpenter

    4%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Coll family was Carpenter. Farmer, Labourer and Tallow Chandler were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Coll. The most common Coll occupation in Canada was Farmer. 62% of Coll's were Farmers.

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Coll Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1943 and 2004, Coll life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Coll in 1943 was 41, and 71 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Coll

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