Colyer Family History

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Colyer Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Collier.

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

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Colyer Family Origin

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Colyer Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    40%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Carpenter

    2%

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Colyer. The most common Colyer occupation in the USA was Farmer. 40% of Colyer's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Colyer family was Carpenter.

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Colyer Historical Records

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Colyer Life Expectancy

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