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Seller Name Meaning

English and Scottish: topographic name, a variant of Sell 1. English and Scottish: occupational name for a saddler, from Anglo-Norman French seller (Old French sellier, Latin sellarius, a derivative of sella ‘seat’, ‘saddle’). English and Scottish: metonymic occupational name for someone employed in the cellars of a great house or monastery, from Anglo-Norman French celler ‘cellar’ (Old French cellier), or a reduction of the Middle English agent derivative cellerer. English and Scottish: occupational name for a tradesman or merchant, from an agent derivative of Middle English sell(en) ‘to sell’ (Old English sellan ‘to hand over, deliver’). German: probably a habitational name from a place named Sella near Hoyerswerda.

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


Similar surnames: Keller, Weller, Peller, Speller, Feller, Heller, Zeller, Selle

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Seller Family Origin

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Seller Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    23%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Shoe Maker

    4%
  • Blacksmith

    3%

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Shoe Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Seller. The most common Seller occupation in the USA was Farmer. 23% of Seller's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Seller family was Blacksmith.

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Seller Life Expectancy

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