Seller Family History
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