Zeller Family History

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Zeller Name Meaning

German and Dutch: habitational name from any of the various places called Zelle or Celle, in particular Celle near Hannover, named with German Zelle ‘cell’, Middle High German zelle (from Latin cella ‘small room’), or a topographic name from this word, denoting someone who lived near the site of a hermit’s cell. German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): In other cases it was an occupational name for someone who owned or was employed at a Zelle in the sense of a small workshop.

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


Similar surnames: Heller, Eller, Zelle, Geller, Feller, Weller, Beller, Seller, Peller

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Zeller Family Origin

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Zeller Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    26%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Carpenter

    6%
  • Keeping House

    5%

In 1880, the most common Zeller occupation in the USA was Farmer. 26% of Zeller's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Zeller family was Keeping House. Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Zeller.

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Zeller Historical Records

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Zeller Life Expectancy

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