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Colfer Name Meaning

Irish (County Wexford): probably an altered form of English Colford.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Bolger, Confer, Coller, Colmer, Coffer, Calder, Coley, Colver, Colter

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Colfer Family Origin

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Colfer Family Occupations

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  • Clerk

    29%
  • Farmer

    29%
  • Cooper

    14%
  • Farmers Son

    14%

In 1881, the most common Colfer occupation in Canada was Clerk. 29% of Colfer's were Clerks. Clerk, Farmer and Cooper were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Colfer. A less common occupation for the Colfer family was Farmers Son.

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Colfer Historical Records

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Colfer Life Expectancy

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