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The history of the name Collard begins with the Anglo-Saxon tribes of Britain. It is derived from the given name Nicholas. A common diminutive of the name Nicholas was Col. The suffix "ard" was a Norman French suffix that meant "son of."

Collard Early Origins



The surname Collard was first found in Essex and Sussex where they held a family seat from very early times.

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Collard Spelling Variations


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Collard Spelling Variations



The English language only became standardized in the last few centuries; therefore, spelling variations are common among early Anglo-Saxon names. As the form of the English language changed, even the spelling of literate people's names evolved. Collard has been recorded under many different variations, including Callard, Collard, Collarde, Colard, Colarde, Cullard, Collart, Collerd and many more.

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Collard Early History


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Collard Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Collard research. Another 323 words (23 lines of text) covering the years 1264, 1264, 11 f and 1666 are included under the topic Early Collard History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Collard Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Collard Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Collard Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



For many English families, the political and religious disarray that shrouded England made the far away New World an attractive prospect. On cramped disease-ridden ships, thousands migrated to those British colonies that would eventually become Canada and the United States. Those hardy settlers that survived the journey often went on to make important contributions to the emerging nations in which they landed. Analysis of immigration records indicates that some of the first North American immigrants bore the name Collard or a variant listed above:

Collard Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Mary Collard who settled in Barbados in 1686

Collard Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Stephen Collard settled in Maryland in 1737
  • Sarah Collard, who arrived in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1773

Collard Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Felix Collard, aged 24, arrived in New York in 1812
  • Thomas Collard settled in Charles Town (Charleston), South Carolina in 1822
  • R. Collard settled in San Francisco in 1850
  • D Collard, who landed in San Francisco, California in 1851
  • Charles Collard, who arrived in Mississippi in 1880

Collard Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century

  • Mr. Abraham Collard U.E. who settled in Canada c. 1783 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Rubincam, Milton. The Old United Empire Loyalists List. Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc, 1976. (Originally published as; United Empire Loyalists. The Centennial of the Settlement of Upper Canada. Rose Publishing Company, 1885.) ISBN 0-8063-0331-X
  • Mr. Elijah Collard U.E. who settled in Canada c. 1783 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Rubincam, Milton. The Old United Empire Loyalists List. Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc, 1976. (Originally published as; United Empire Loyalists. The Centennial of the Settlement of Upper Canada. Rose Publishing Company, 1885.) ISBN 0-8063-0331-X
  • Mr. John Collard U.E. (b. 1761) from Fordham Manor, West Farms, Westchester, USA who settled in Home District, Township of Newark, Newark [Niagara], Ontario c. 1783 on Lot 142, Lot 175 & Lot 181; he served in James DeLancey's Company of Westchester Militia, married to Anna Pengry they had 9 children, he died in 1826 in Saint David's, Niagara, Ontario was listed as a Pilot for the Army in New York [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Rubincam, Milton. The Old United Empire Loyalists List. Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc, 1976. (Originally published as; United Empire Loyalists. The Centennial of the Settlement of Upper Canada. Rose Publishing Company, 1885.) ISBN 0-8063-0331-X

Collard Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • James Collard arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Asia" in 1839 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Library of South Australia. (Retrieved 2016, October 27) ASIA 1839 from London with Captain Benjamin Freeman and 245 passengers, arrived Port Adelaide on 16-07-1839. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1839Asia-list.htm
  • James Collard, English convict from Somerset, who was transported aboard the "Adelaide" on August 08, 1849, settling in Van Diemen's Land and Port Phillip, Australia [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Library of Queensland. (Retrieved 2014, November 17) Adelaide voyage to Van Diemen's Land and Port Phillip, Australia in 1849 with 303 passengers. Retrieved from http://www.convictrecords.com.au/ships/adelaide/1849

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Contemporary Notables of the name Collard (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Collard (post 1700)



  • Ian Collard (b. 1947), English former professional footballer
  • Rear-Admiral Valentine Collard (1770-1846), Royal Navy officer
  • Catherine Collard (1947-1993), French classical pianist
  • Leo Collard (1902-1981), Belgian politician, the BSP minister of public education
  • Group Captain Richard Charles Marler Collard DSO, DFC (1911-1962), British Royal Air Force officer and politician
  • Clayton Collard (b. 1988), Australian rules footballer in the Australian Football League
  • Cyril Collard (1957-1993), French author, filmmaker, composer, and actor
  • Stanley "Stan" James Collard (b. 1936), retired Australian politician
  • Frederick Walter "Fred" Collard (1912-1986), Australian politician
  • Frederick William Collard (1772-1860), British piano manufacturer
  • ... (Another 4 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Citations


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  1. ^ Rubincam, Milton. The Old United Empire Loyalists List. Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc, 1976. (Originally published as; United Empire Loyalists. The Centennial of the Settlement of Upper Canada. Rose Publishing Company, 1885.) ISBN 0-8063-0331-X
  2. ^ State Library of South Australia. (Retrieved 2016, October 27) ASIA 1839 from London with Captain Benjamin Freeman and 245 passengers, arrived Port Adelaide on 16-07-1839. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1839Asia-list.htm
  3. ^ State Library of Queensland. (Retrieved 2014, November 17) Adelaide voyage to Van Diemen's Land and Port Phillip, Australia in 1849 with 303 passengers. Retrieved from http://www.convictrecords.com.au/ships/adelaide/1849

Other References

  1. Burke, Sir Bernard. Burke's Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Landed Gentry: Including American Families with British Ancestry. (2 Volumes). London: Burke Publishing, 1939. Print.
  2. Lennard, Reginald. Rural England 1086-1135 A Study of Social and Agrarian Conditions. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1959. Print.
  3. Papworth, J.W and A.W Morant. Ordinary of British Armorials. London: T.Richards, 1874. Print.
  4. Le Patourel, John. The Norman Empire. New York: Oxford University Press, 1976. Print. (ISBN 0-19-822525-3).
  5. Virkus, Frederick A. Ed. Immigrant Ancestors A List of 2,500 Immigrants to America Before 1750. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1964. Print.
  6. Holt, J.C. Ed. Domesday Studies. Woodbridge: Boydell, 1987. Print. (ISBN 0-85115-477-8).
  7. Shirley, Evelyn Philip. Noble and Gentle Men of England Or Notes Touching The Arms and Descendants of the Ancient Knightley and Gentle Houses of England Arranged in their Respective Counties 3rd Edition. Westminster: John Bowyer Nichols and Sons, 1866. Print.
  8. Bullock, L.G. Historical Map of England and Wales. Edinburgh: Bartholomew and Son, 1971. Print.
  9. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
  10. Fairbairn. Fairbain's book of Crests of the Families of Great Britain and Ireland, 4th Edition 2 volumes in one. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1968. Print.
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The Collard Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Collard Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

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