Medler Family History
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Medler Name Meaning
English (Norfolk): habitational name from Madehurst in Sussex, which gets its name from Old English m?d ‘meadow’ (see Mead 1) + hyrst ‘wooded hill’. This place name appears in 12th-century records in the Normanized form Medl(i)ers. The surname is found in Norfolk as early as the 13th century in the form de Medlers; the landowning family that bore it was in vassalage to the Earl of Surrey, who had large estates in both Sussex and Norfolk.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Medley, Madler, Meller, Medlar, Mele, Meiser, Reder, Redler, Medved