Synonyms of 'settler'
Colonists are the people who start a colony or the people who are among the first to live in a particular colony.
The apple was brought over here by the colonists when they came.
An immigrant is a person who has come to live in a country from some other country. Compare emigrant.
an illegal immigrant
Thesaurus for settler from the Collins English Thesaurus
Settlers are people who go to live in a new country.