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Collier Family History

Collier Name Meaning
English: occupational name for a burner of charcoal or a gatherer or seller of coal, from Middle English cole ‘(char)coal’ + the agent suffix -(i)er.

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

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548,297 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
53,656 Military Records
26,567 Immigration Records
345,518 Census and Voter Lists
1,305,615 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Collier Families

  • Number of Collier families
     228 - 454
     77 - 227
     1 - 76
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Collier families
     1,109 - 2,216
     370 - 1,108
     1 - 369
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Collier families
     34 - 65
     12 - 33
     1 - 11
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Collier census records

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Collier Family Origin

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Collier Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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You can find out when most of the Collier families immigrated to the United States. You can focus your search to immigration records dating from that era.

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Average Life Expectancy for Collier

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Collier Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Collier census records

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Collier Civil War Service Records

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