Kellner Family History
Kellner Name Meaning
German, Dutch, and Jewish (Ashkenazic): occupational name from Middle High German kelnære, Middle Dutch kel(le)nare, German Kellner ‘cellarman’. This term developed various specialized senses: a steward, an overseer in a castle, monastery, or the like, and in modern usage, a wine waiter.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press