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What does Collyer mean?

Collyer Pronunciation of Collyer as a boys' name has its root in Old English, and the meaning of the name Collyer is "coal miner". Collyer is an alternate spelling of Collier (Old English): occupational name.

ASSOCIATED WITH Col-, -er, old english, coal (dark)


VARIANTS Collayer, Colier




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How popular is Collyer?

Collyer is an uncommonly occurring first name for males but a very prominent last name for both adults and children (#23104 out of 150436, Top 15%). (2000 U.S. CENSUS)

Which version is better?

Collis and Collier are the popular alternative forms of Collyer (NOT RANKED). Other forms, like Collayer, are uncommon. These forms of Collyer were favored as birth names in the 1900s. (TOP 2000 NAMES, 2015)

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

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

Similar Names

Collyer is alike in pronunciation to Cuyler and Keller. Other recommended sound-alike names are Aillmer (see Aylmer), Allger, Allmer, Ayllmer (see Aylmer), Calder, Callys, Callyx, Caulder, Chalmer, Colbee, Colbert, Colbey, Colbie, Colby, Colden, Cole, Colet, Coley, Coll, Colla, Collburn (see Colburn), Collby, Collden (see Colden), Colldin (see Colden), Colle, Collen, Colley, Collie, Collin, Collins, Collton, Colten, Colter, Colver, Colvert, Colwyn, Colwynn, Colyn, Conlen, Conley, Conner, Cooper, Corley, Coster, Coulter, Coye, Coyle, Cullen, Culley, Cully, Culver, Cutler, Ellger (see Alger), Ellmer, Folker, Fowler, Fuller, Heller, Hiller, Hillier, Hillyer, Loller, Miller, Muller, Myller (see Miller), Pallmer (see Palmer), Royer, Tellfer (see Telford), Volker, Vollker, Waller and Willmer. These names tend to be more frequently used than Collyer.

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