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Collander Genealogy and Collander Family History Information

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  • Erik Gustaf Collander, II (1884 - 1912)
    Collander, Erik Gustaf Erik Gustaf Collander, s. 19.4.1884, Helsingistä. Hänen isänsä oli tohtori Paul Collander. Erik Collander oli ammatiltaan insinööri ja hän työskenteli teknillisenä johtajana ...
  • Annie Josefina Collander (1896 - 1987)
  • Carl COLLANDER (1911 - 1970)
  • Carl Josef Collander (1811 - 1855)
    Biography of Carl Joseph Collander: Carl Joseph Collander was a friend of Zacharias Topelius in their youth and therefore well documented in Topelius' dairy books: Cross can be found at remai...

About the Collander surname

Origin unknown?

There is a similar jewish family name, spelled Kolander.

It has also been proposed that the name Collander would be formed from the Latin word "collanus", meaning mountain. The ending "-ander" could then origin from the Greek word for man, "andros", as in the case in several other family names. The name Collander could then refer to a miner (Bergman in Swedish, Bergmann in German). But this is pure speculation.