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Colle is an ancient Anglo-Saxon surname that came from the given name Nicholas. Coll was a popular diminutive of Nicholas in the Middle Ages.

Colle Early Origins



The surname Colle was first found in Lincolnshire, where they held a family seat from ancient times.

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Colle Spelling Variations


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Colle 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. Colle has been recorded under many different variations, including Colls, Colles, Colle, Coll, Col and others.

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Colle Early History


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Colle Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Colle research. Another 237 words (17 lines of text) covering the years 1273, 1406, 1408, 1438, 1293, 1334, 1379, 1524, 1777 and 1796 are included under the topic Early Colle History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Colle Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Colle Early Notables (pre 1700)



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

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Colle In Ireland


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Colle In Ireland



Some of the Colle family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 133 words (10 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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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 Colle or a variant listed above:

Colle Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • P Colle, aged 28, landed in Key West, Fla in 1837
  • F M Colle, who arrived in San Francisco, California in 1856

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Contemporary Notables of the name Colle (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Colle (post 1700)



  • Jean Théodore Colle, French Brigadier General during the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars from 1789 to 1815

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Colle Family Crest Products


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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Virkus, Frederick A. Ed. Immigrant Ancestors A List of 2,500 Immigrants to America Before 1750. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1964. Print.
    2. Bowman, George Ernest. The Mayflower Reader A Selection of Articales from The Mayflower Descendent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    3. Le Patourel, John. The Norman Empire. New York: Oxford University Press, 1976. Print. (ISBN 0-19-822525-3).
    4. Papworth, J.W and A.W Morant. Ordinary of British Armorials. London: T.Richards, 1874. Print.
    5. Lennard, Reginald. Rural England 1086-1135 A Study of Social and Agrarian Conditions. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1959. Print.
    6. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    7. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    8. Mills, A.D. Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-19-869156-4).
    9. Ingram, Rev. James. Translator Anglo-Saxon Chronicle 1823. Print.
    10. Reaney P.H and R.M. Wilson. A Dictionary of English Surnames. London: Routledge, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-415-05737-X).
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    The Colle Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Colle 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.

    This page was last modified on 12 February 2015 at 11:23.

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