Colfer Family History

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Colfer Name Meaning

Irish (County Wexford): probably an altered form of English Colford.

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

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Colfer Family Origin

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Colfer Family Occupations

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  • Saloon Keeper

    9%
  • Teamster

    9%
  • At Home

    4%
  • Blacksmith

    4%

In 1880, the most common Colfer occupation in the USA was Saloon Keeper. 9% of Colfer's were Saloon Keepers. A less common occupation for the Colfer family was Blacksmith. Saloon Keeper, Teamster and At Home were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Colfer.

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Colfer Historical Records

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Colfer Life Expectancy

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