Speller Family History
Speller Name Meaning
English and South German: occupational name for a reciter, from an agent derivative of Middle English spell(en), Middle High German spellen ‘to tell or relate’. In the case of the English surname there has probably been some confusion with Spiller. German: habitational name for someone from Spelle near Rheine. Variant of Spiller 1.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press