Collis Family History

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Collis Name Meaning

English: variant of Collins.

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


Similar surnames: Collin, Callis, Collie, Cullis, Hollins, Ollis, Hollis, Follis

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Collis Family Origin

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Collis Family Occupations

What did your Collis ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Collis family was Mill Hand. The most common Collis occupation in Canada was Farmer. 16% of Collis's were Farmers. Farmer, Labourer and Dealer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Collis.

View Census data for Collis | Data not to scale

  • Farmer

    16%
  • Labourer

    13%
  • Dealer

    6%
  • Mill Hand

    6%

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

Collis Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Collis. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Collis 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Collis. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Collis. For the veterans among your Collis ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Collis Life Expectancy

What is the average Collis lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Collis life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Collis in 1944 was 36, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Collis

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Collis 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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