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What does Collayer mean?

Collayer Pronunciation of Collayer [col-lay-er] as a boys' name is an Old English name, and the meaning of the name Collayer is "coal miner". Collayer is a version of Collier (Old English): occupational name.

Associated with: old english, coal (dark).


Collayer has 2 variants: Colier and Collyer.

Creative forms:


Middle name pairings:
Collayer Jayden (C.J.), ..

How popular is Collayer?

Collayer is an uncommon first name for men. Collayer is an equivalently rare surname too for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Collier is the only prominent related form of Collayer (not ranked). Other variants, like Colier, are seldom used. This relation of Collayer was at the apex of its popularity a century ago. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Collier in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Collayer and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Recommended names are Aillmer (see Aylmer), Allmer, Calder, Callice, Callyx, Caulder, Clair, Claney, Clare, Clarey, Clay, Clayre, Cleander, Colas, Colbey, Colbie, Colden, Colgate, Coll, Colla, Collbourn (see Colburn), Collby, Collden (see Colden), Colldin (see Colden), Colle, Collen, Colley, Collie, Collins, Collis, Collton, Colman, Colombe, Colten, Colter, Colver, Colvert, Colwyn, Colwynn, Colyn, Conlan, Conlen, Conner, Conrade, Conway, Cooper, Cordale, Corday, Corley, Coulter, Coye, Cramer, Cullen, Cully, Culver, Cutler, Cuyler, Folker, Fuller, Gallagher, Heller, Hillyer, Hollister, Lollar, Loller, Mayer, Miller, Muller, Myller (see Miller), Olliver, Pallmer (see Palmer), Sayer, Thayer, Volker and Vollker. These names tend to be more commonly used than Collayer.

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