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Teller Name Meaning

English: occupational name from Old French telier ‘weaver’, ‘linen-weaver’. German: variant of Tell 2 and 3. Dutch: occupational name for a teller, a marketplace official. Jewish (Ashkenazic): either a metonymic occupational name for a dish maker or a nickname, from German Teller, Yiddish teler ‘plate’. Catalan: from a derivative of Tell 4.

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

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Teller Family Origin

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Teller Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    27%
  • Laborer

    6%
  • Carpenter

    4%
  • Keeping House

    4%

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Teller. A less common occupation for the Teller family was Keeping House. The most common Teller occupation in the USA was Farmer. 27% of Teller's were Farmers.

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Teller Historical Records

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Teller Life Expectancy

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