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


Similar surnames: Collyer, Coller, Colyar, Colter, Colmer, Colver, Boyer, Comer, Conyer

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Colyer Family Origin

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Colyer Family Occupations

What did your Colyer ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Colyer family was Labourer. Agricultural Labourer, Farmer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Colyer. The most common Colyer occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 8% of Colyer's were Agricultural Labourers.

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    8%
  • Farmer

    4%
  • Carpenter

    3%
  • Labourer

    3%

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

Colyer Historical Records

What Colyer family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Colyer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Colyer census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1891 UK census records for Colyer

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Colyer. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Colyer. For the veterans among your Colyer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Colyer Life Expectancy

What is the average Colyer lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Colyer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Colyer in 1945 was 39, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Colyer

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Colyer 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.

Famous Colyer Family

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James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
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