Colman Family Tree research resources
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|Did you know that in the 1881 UK census there were 2789 people with the Colman surname? In that year Colman was ranked number 1426 for popularity in the UK.|
1921 England and Wales Census records are now available!
On 6 January 2022 the 1921 England and Wales Census records were made available online via the FindMyPast website. The records have been indexed and are searchable via the usual methods. These records are only viewable on a pay-per-view basis and are not included in any of FindMyPast's existing subscriptions with the exception of the 12 month premium subscription.
Colman records on Ancestry
Ancestry is a major source of information if you are filling out your Colman family tree. Many large databases are available to search covering from births, deaths and marriages, military records, census records and immigration records with many other smaller collections too. Free trials are normally available and are a good way to fill out a lot of your tree quickly.
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"COLMAN. Colnian, one of the commonest names in Olr., even before the time of S. Columba (Macneill, Oghams, p. 332), is for earlier Columban (Reo. celt., XLTV, p. 41). An ogham inscription found at Glanawillan, Cork, reads (MacAllster, m, p. 40): Colomagni avi Ducagni, where Colomagnos (nom.) is a diminutive in -agnos (later reduced to -dn) of Colurn. The name is a borrowing from Latin columba, 'a dove.' The name was borne by two hundred and eighteen saints, of which ninety-four are commemorated in the Martyrology of Donegal. Later it became Caiman. This form was borrowed in Old West Scandinavian, and Kalman the Irishman (irskr) was one of the earliest Norse settlers in Iceland (Landndmab6k, 15). William Colman was declared innocent of part in detention of King James in in Edinburgh Castle, 1482 (Lennox, n, p. 123). "(The surnames of Scotland. George Fraser Black, 1866-1948)
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Birth, Death and Marriage Records for the Colman Family Tree
Birth, Death and Marriage records are often the best method of making the links to the Colman Genealogy that will form part of your family tree. Although records vary from country to country, they are normally the most formal record of a person's relations. From the sources below you will be able to find a birth record and, from that, a birth certificate can be ordered which lists the names of the mother and father, taking you back another generation in your tree. A marriage certificate may also list the names of the respective fathers of the bride and groom which may then help you to find them earlier in life on a census record enabling you to fill out more detail in the Colman family tree.
Search Colman Parish Records at Find My Past.
Investigate the UK registered births, marriages and deaths for the Colman family name using the FreeBMD database.
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Investigate the LDS Database for records of the Colman family.
Research the Colman surname using fold3 Military Archives and view images of original Colman Military records.
|Did you know that there are currently 2705 people with the Colman surname in the UK? Colman is now ranked number 1956 for popularity in the UK.|
Colman Genealogy Databases
Search WikiTree for user contributed Colman family records. Collaboration is encouraged so that accuracy of Colman data can be verified or corrected by other users.
Look at MyTrees for information on the Colman family and people looking to contact living Colman relations.
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|Did you know that there are currently 6076 people with the Colman surname in the USA? Colman is ranked number 155 for popularity in the USA.|
Miscellaneous Colman Databases
Study the Ellis Island Database for information on the Colman family. This database contains over 25 million immigration records detailing passengers arriving in the United States of America.
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