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in the U.S.
since 1880
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in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Colyer

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Alt. Meaning

C is for comic, laughter is your tonic.

O is for organized, you always know where things are

L is for love, your love of life!

Y is for yes, always open to new possibilities

E is for exquisite, who could argue?

R is for relish, you seek a challenge.

Notable Persons Named Colyer


Notable Persons With the Last Name Colyer

Jeff Colyer is a 49th Lieutenant Governor of Kansas. Jeff was born on June 3rd, 1960 in Hays, Kansas.


Ken Colyer was a dixieland musician. He plays Trumpet and cornet. His career lasted from 1940 to 1980. Ken was born on April 18th, 1928 in Great Yarmouth, England. He passed away on March 8th, 1988.


Vincent Colyer was an artist in the fields of painting and watercolor painting. Vincent was born in 1825 in New York City. He died on July 12th, 1888.


Travis was born on August 24th, 1991.


Steve Colyer is a baseball player. Steve was born on February 22nd, 1979.


Evelyn Colyer was a tennis player. Evelyn was born on August 16th, 1902 in Wandsworth, England. She breathed her last breath on November 6th, 1930.


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Popularity of Colyer as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Colyer U.S.
  White 89.35% 64.26%
  African American 6.14% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.45% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.16% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.76% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.14% 16.26%

Of Last Name Colyer

People with the last name Colyer are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Colyer

  • How Popular is the name Colyer? Colyer is the 62,745th most popular name of all time. As a last name Colyer was the 10,306th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Colyer have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 19 babies born with the first name Colyer in the United States.
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Colyer? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 2001 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Colyer first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Colyer is Thursday, August 20th, 1885.
  • What year had the most people named Colyer born? The highest recorded use of the first name Colyer was in 2006 with a total of 7 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Colyer: Your name in reverse order is Reyloc. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Celyro. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Colyer? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 3,126 people with the last name Colyer.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Colyer? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 1 of them will have Colyer as their last name.

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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