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Deller Family History

Deller Name Meaning

English: topographic name for someone who lived in a small valley (see Dell). German: from a short form of a personal name formed with an element cognate with Old English deal ‘proud’, ‘famous’.

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


Similar surnames: Heller, Peller, Weller, Seller, Demler, Dehler, Keller, Zeller

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Where is the Deller family from?

You can see how Deller families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Deller family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Deller families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1840 there were 2 Deller families living in Ohio. This was about 50% of all the recorded Deller's in USA. Ohio had the highest population of Deller families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Deller surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Deller ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Deller. 26% of Deller men worked as a Laborer and 13% of Deller women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Deller were Clerk and Packer. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
    26%
  • Farmer
    16%
  • Salesman
    9%
  • Clerk
    5%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housewife
    13%
  • Housekeeper
    13%
  • Stenographer
    8%
  • Packer
    6%
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Census Records

There are 29,000 census records available for the last name Deller. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Deller census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 34,000 immigration records available for the last name Deller. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 2,000 military records available for the last name Deller. For the veterans among your Deller ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Deller lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Deller life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 1964. The average life expectancy for Deller in 1950 was 44, and 81 in 2004.

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