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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


Similar surnames: Seller, Spiller, Peller, Feller, Beller, Selle, Zeller, Spille, Speer

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Speller Family Origin

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Speller Family Occupations

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    9%
  • Annuitant

    2%
  • Carman

    2%
  • Charwoman

    2%

In 1881, Agricultural Labourer, Annuitant and Carman were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Speller. The most common Speller occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 9% of Speller's were Agricultural Labourers. A less common occupation for the Speller family was Charwoman.

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Speller Historical Records

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Speller Life Expectancy

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