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The ancient and distinguished surname Kollar is of German origin. The name is derived from the Alemmanic word "Kohler," meaning "charcoal burner," and was most likely originally borne by a practitioner of this occupation.

Kollar Early Origins



The surname Kollar was first found in Saxony, where the family rose to prominence early in the mediaeval era. From the 13th century the surname was identified with the great social and economic evolution which made this territory a landmark contributor to the development of what would become the German nation.

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Kollar Spelling Variations


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Kollar Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Kohler, Koehler, Koler, Kolar, Koller, Kollar, Koeler, Koelar, Koelle, Koeller, Koellar, Koellner, Koelner, Coler, Cohler, Coeler and many more.

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Kollar Early History


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Kollar Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Kollar research. Another 237 words (17 lines of text) covering the years 1569, 1719, 1602, 1658 and 1719 are included under the topic Early Kollar History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Kollar Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Kollar Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 29 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Kollar 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



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Kollar Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Jacob Kollar, aged 30, landed in Missouri in 1848
  • Charles Kollar, who arrived in Colorado in 1884

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Contemporary Notables of the name Kollar (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Kollar (post 1700)



  • William Wallace "Bill" Kollar (b. 1952), American college and NFL football coach and former player
  • Sebastian Kollar (b. 1987), Swiss football defender
  • Andrej Kollár (b. 1977), former Slovak professional ice hockey player
  • Ján Kollár (1793-1852), Slovak poet, archaeologist, scientist, politician, and main ideologist of Pan-Slavism
  • Vincenz Kollar (1797-1860), Austrian entomologist

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Kollar Family Crest Products


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmacher's Grosses Wappenbuch 35 Volumes. Germany: Bauer & Raspe. Print.
    2. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    3. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    4. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    5. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    6. Rupp, Daniel L. A Collection of Upwards of Thirty Thousand Names of German, Swiss, Dutch, French and Other Immigrants to Pennsylvania from 1727 to 1776. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 2000. Print. (ISBN 978-0806303024).
    7. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    8. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    9. Oswald, G. Lexicon der Heraldik. Leipzig: 1984. Print.
    10. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
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    The Kollar Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Kollar 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 17 December 2014 at 14:07.

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