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Keller Name Meaning

German: from Middle High German kellaere ‘cellarman’, ‘cellar master’ (Latin cellarius, denoting the keeper of the cella ‘store chamber’, ‘pantry’). Hence an occupational name for the overseer of the stores, accounts, or household in general in, for example, a monastery or castle. Kellers were important as trusted stewards in a great household, and in some cases were promoted to ministerial rank. The surname is widespread throughout central Europe. English: either an occupational name for a maker of caps or cauls, from Middle English kellere, or an occupational name for an executioner, from Old English cwellere. Irish: reduced form of Kelleher. Scottish: variant of Keillor.

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


Similar surnames: Seller, Weller, Peller, Teller, Koller, Zeller, Feller, Kellner

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Keller Family Origin

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Keller Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    34%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Carpenter

    3%

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Keller. A less common occupation for the Keller family was Carpenter. The most common Keller occupation in the USA was Farmer. 34% of Keller's were Farmers.

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