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

Early Origins of the Collé family


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

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Early History of the Collé family

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Early History of the Collé family


This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Collé 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 Collé History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Collé Spelling Variations

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

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Early Notables of the Collé family (pre 1700)

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Early Notables of the Collé family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Collé family to Ireland

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Migration of the Collé family to Ireland


Some of the Collé 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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Migration of the Collé family to the New World and Oceana

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Migration of the Collé family to the New World and Oceana


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 Collé or a variant listed above:

Collé Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • P Colle, aged 28, who landed in Key West, Fla in 1837 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • F M Colle, who arrived in San Francisco, California in 1856 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Collé (post 1700)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Collé (post 1700)


  • Jean Théodore Colle, French Brigadier General during the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars from 1789 to 1815 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Generals Who Served in the French Army during the Period 1789-1815. (Retrieved 2015, February 12) Jean Colle. Retrieved from http://www.napoleon-series.org/research/c_frenchgenerals.html

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  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  2. ^ Generals Who Served in the French Army during the Period 1789-1815. (Retrieved 2015, February 12) Jean Colle. Retrieved from http://www.napoleon-series.org/research/c_frenchgenerals.html

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