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Collopy Name Meaning

Irish (Limerick): Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Colpa, ‘son of Colpa’, which is possibly a byname based on colpa ‘collop’. A collop originally denoted a fully grown horse or cow, and from there came to denote an area of grazing land sufficient to support such an animal.

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


Similar surnames: Corboy, Cully, Cooley, Holly, Molloy, Conlon, Callery, Collom, Cowley

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Collopy Family Origin

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Collopy Family Occupations

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  • Servant

    40%
  • Laborer

    20%
  • Labourer

    20%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Collopy family was Labourer. The most common Collopy occupation in Canada was Servant. 40% of Collopy's were Servants. Servant and Laborer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Collopy.

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Collopy Historical Records

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Collopy Life Expectancy

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