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Peller Name Meaning

English and German: occupational name from Middle English, Middle Low German peller ‘maker (or seller) of expensive cloth’, derived from Old English pæll, pell ‘costly or purple cloth or cloak’, Middle Low German pelle (see Pelle 2). Southern English: topographic name for someone living by an inlet of the sea, a derivative of Old English pyll ‘inlet’ (see Pill 1) + the -er suffix denoting an inhabitant. German: from a Germanic personal name formed with bald ‘brave’ + heri ‘army’.

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


Similar surnames: Pelle, Seller, Heller, Weller, Puller, Feller, Keller, Beller

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Peller Family Origin

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Peller Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    20%
  • Keeping House

    20%
  • Carpenter

    10%
  • Collection Of Monies

    10%

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Peller. The most common Peller occupation in the USA was Farmer. 20% of Peller's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Peller family was Collection Of Monies.

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Peller Life Expectancy

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