Colpitts Family History

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Colpitts Name Meaning

English: habitational name, probably from Colpitts Grange, Northumberland, which is named from Old English col ‘(char)coal’ + pytt ‘pit’.

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


Similar surnames: Colliton, Coutts, Collins, Colville, Pollitt, Kitts, Coppins, Politis

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Colpitts Family Origin

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Colpitts Family Occupations

What did your Colpitts ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Colpitts occupation in Canada was Farmer. 70% of Colpitts's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Colpitts family was Laborer. Farmer, Farmer Son and Son were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Colpitts.

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  • Farmer

    70%
  • Farmer Son

    5%
  • Son

    4%
  • Laborer

    3%

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

Colpitts Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Colpitts Life Expectancy

What is the average Colpitts lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Colpitts life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Colpitts in 1943 was 36, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Colpitts

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Colpitts 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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