Colyar Family History

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Colyar Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Collier.

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


Similar surnames: Colyer, Collar, Coller, Collyer, Colman, Colter, Coar, Cousar

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Colyar Family Origin

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Colyar Family Occupations

What did your Colyar ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Colyar family was Boarding Master. The most common Colyar occupation in the USA was Farmer. 48% of Colyar's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Lawyer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Colyar.

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  • Farmer

    48%
  • Laborer

    13%
  • Lawyer

    9%
  • Boarding Master

    4%

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

Colyar Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Colyar. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Colyar 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 Colyar. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Colyar. For the veterans among your Colyar ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Colyar Life Expectancy

What is the average Colyar lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Colyar life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Colyar in 1957 was 32, and 62 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Colyar

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Colyar 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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