Eller Name Meaning

North German: topographic name for someone who lived by an alder tree, from Middle Low German elre, alre ‘alder’. German: habitational name from places in the North Rhine and Mosel areas, so called from an old stream name Elera, Alira, of Celtic origin. Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): variant of Heller, reflecting varieties of Yiddish in which there is no h.

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


Similar surnames: Geller, Elmer, Zeller, Heller, Feller, Weller, Beller, Peller, Teller

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Eller Family Origin

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Eller Family Occupations

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  • Coal Miner

    11%
  • Hatter

    11%
  • Clerk Unemployed

    6%
  • Fur Skin Dresser

    6%

In 1881, the most common Eller occupation in the UK was Coal Miner. 11% of Eller's were Coal Miners. A less common occupation for the Eller family was Fur Skin Dresser. Coal Miner, Hatter and Clerk Unemployed were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Eller.

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Eller Historical Records

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Eller Life Expectancy

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Between 1940 and 2004, Eller life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Eller in 1940 was 32, and 77 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Eller

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