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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

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  • Coal Miner

    4%
  • Labourer

    3%
  • Farmer

    2%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    2%

In 1881, Coal Miner, Labourer and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Collier. The most common Collier occupation in the UK was Coal Miner. 4% of Collier's were Coal Miners. A less common occupation for the Collier family was Agricultural Labourer.

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Collier Historical Records

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Collier Life Expectancy

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