Koller Family History

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Koller Name Meaning

South German: variant of the occupational name Kohler. South German: from Middle High German kolli(e)r ‘leather harness’, ‘horse collar’, ‘neck piece of garment of armor’, hence a metonymic occupational name for a harness maker or armorer. German (Köller): Westphalian habitational name for someone from Cologne (German Köln); Kölle is the Rhenish dialect form of the place name.

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


Similar surnames: Boller, Keller, Toller, Goller, Kolter, Kaller, Holler, Kohler

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Koller Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Koller name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Koller. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales

    32%

  • Germanic Europe

    21%

  • Ireland & Scotland

    15%

  • Eastern Europe & Russia

    11%

  • Norway

    4%

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Koller Family Origin

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Koller Family Occupations

What did your Koller ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Koller occupation in the USA was Farmer. 26% of Koller's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Koller. A less common occupation for the Koller family was Carpenter.

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  • Farmer

    26%
  • Laborer

    11%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Carpenter

    5%

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

Koller Historical Records

What Koller family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 21,000 census records available for the last name Koller. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Koller 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 8,000 immigration records available for the last name Koller. 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 18,000 military records available for the last name Koller. For the veterans among your Koller ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Koller Life Expectancy

What is the average Koller lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Koller life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Koller in 1945 was 28, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Koller

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Koller 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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