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About the Collier surname

The Collier Surname originate in France. It 's a French Surname. It means NECKLACE. In the United States, The Collier Surname is an occupational surname for a burner of charcoal or seller of coal.

The name comes from the Middle English "cole", (char)coale. The Collier Surname means COAL MINER. The modern surname range from Collier, Colliar and Colliard, to Collyer, Colyer, Collyear and Colleer.

The Coat of Arms is a red shield, on a silver chevron three red roses stalked and leaved green, between three silver wolves' heads erased. The first recorded spelling of the family name is shown to be that of Ranulf Colier, which was dated 1150.