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