English edit

Etymology edit

  • As a south German surname, spelling variant of Kohler.
  • Also as a German surname, from Koller (horse collar).
  • Also as a German surname, from Westphalian/Rhenish dialect of the place name Köln (Cologne).

Proper noun edit

Koller (plural Kollers)

  1. A surname.

Statistics edit

  • According to the 2010 United States Census, Koller is the 5152nd most common surname in the United States, belonging to 6792 individuals. Koller is most common among White (94.61%) individuals.

German edit

Pronunciation edit

Etymology 1 edit

From Middle High German kolre, from Old High German koloro, from Medieval Latin cholera (outburst of anger), from Latin cholera (bile, anger).

Noun edit

Koller m (strong, genitive Kollers, plural Koller)

  1. tantrum, paddy, fit
    Synonyms: Wutanfall, Zornausbruch
  2. (veterinary medicine) staggers, megrims
  3. (colloquial) an unwell feeling one has after having drunk too much alcohol the evening before
Declension edit
Derived terms edit

Etymology 2 edit

From Middle High German koller, from Old High German kollāri, from Proto-West Germanic *kollārī. Doublet of Collier.

Alternative forms edit

Noun edit

Koller n (strong, genitive Kollers, plural Koller)

  1. yoke (part of an item of clothing which fits around the shoulders)
    Synonyms: Passe, Sattel
  2. (archaic) jerkin
    Synonym: Wams
Declension edit
Descendants edit
  • Hungarian: gallér
    • Romanian: guler

References edit

  • Koller” in Digitales Wörterbuch der deutschen Sprache
  • Koller” in Duden online