Collier Family History

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Collier Name Meaning

English: occupational name for a burner of charcoal or a gatherer or seller of coal, from Middle English cole ‘(char)coal’ + the agent suffix -(i)er.

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

Similar surnames: Hollier, Callier, Hillier, Toller, Cobler, Colling, Collins, Colter

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Collier Family Origin

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Collier Family Occupations

What did your Collier ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Collier. 2% of Collier men worked as a General Labourer and 52% of Collier women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Collier were Carpenter and Domestic Duties

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • General Labourer
  • Builders Labourer
  • Bricklayer
  • Carpenter

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Housewife
  • Unpaid Domestic
  • Domestic Duties

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

Collier Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 373,000 census records available for the last name Collier. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Collier 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 30,000 immigration records available for the last name Collier. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 57,000 military records available for the last name Collier. For the veterans among your Collier ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Collier Life Expectancy

What is the average Collier lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Collier life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1941, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Collier in 1941 was 32, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Collier

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Collier 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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