Collar Family History

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Collar Name Meaning

English: variant of Collier. Spanish: from collar ‘collar’. Americanized spelling of German Koller or Kohler.

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


Similar surnames: Coller, Colyar, Dollar, Colle, Callard, Koller, Colter, Lollar

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Collar Family Origin

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Collar Family Occupations

What did your Collar ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Collar. 23% of Collar men worked as a Farmer and 13% of Collar women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Collar were Truck Driver and Housekeeper

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    23%
  • Laborer
    20%
  • Salesman
    9%
  • Truck Driver
    8%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
    13%
  • Teacher
    10%
  • Stenographer
    10%
  • Housekeeper
    8%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Collar Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 17,000 census records available for the last name Collar. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Collar 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Collar. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 3,000 military records available for the last name Collar. For the veterans among your Collar ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Collar Life Expectancy

What is the average Collar lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Collar life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1964. The average life expectancy for Collar in 1950 was 29, and 74 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Collar 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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