Kellner Family History
Kellner Name Meaning
German Dutch and Jewish (Ashkenazic): occupational or status name from Middle Low German kelner Middle High German kelnære Middle Dutch kel(le)nare German Kellner ‘cellarman’. This term developed various specialized senses: steward an overseer in a castle monastery or the like and in modern usage a (wine) waiter. This surname is also found in Czechia Slovakia Poland Hungary and France (Alsace and Lorraine). Compare Kelner .
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022