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Eller Family History

Eller Name Meaning
North German: topographic name for someone who lived by an alder tree, from Middle Low German elre, alre ‘alder’.German: habitational name from places in the North Rhine and Mosel areas, so called from an old stream name Elera, Alira, of Celtic origin.Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): variant of Heller, reflecting varieties of Yiddish in which there is no h.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

432,158 Historical Documents with Eller on Ancestry.com
81,975 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
14,353 Military Records
3,689 Immigration Records
49,138 Census and Voter Lists
283,003 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Eller Families

  • Number of Eller families
     138 - 273
     47 - 137
     1 - 46
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Eller families
     24 - 45
     9 - 23
     1 - 8
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Eller families
     3 - 4
     2 - 2
     1
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Eller Family Origin

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Eller Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Eller

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Eller Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Eller census records

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Eller Civil War Service Records

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