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Collingwood Name Meaning

English: habitational name, probably from Collingwood in Staffordshire, although the surname is now more common on Tyneside. The place name arose from a wood the ownership of which was disputed (from Middle English calenge ‘dispute’, ‘challenge’).

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


Similar surnames: Ringwood, Linwood, Wallingford, Calderwood, Wellington, Cooling

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Collingwood Family Origin

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Collingwood Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    25%
  • Clerk

    13%
  • Labourer

    13%
  • Pattern Maker

    13%

In 1881, the most common Collingwood occupation in Canada was Farmer. 25% of Collingwood's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Collingwood family was Pattern Maker. Farmer, Clerk and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Collingwood.

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