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Waller Name Meaning

English: topographic name for someone living near a wall (in particular, the wall of a city), or an occupational name for a mason who built walls (see Wall). English: topographic name for someone who lived by a prominent wall, for example a Roman wall or the wall of a walled city (see Wall 2). English: occupational name for someone who boiled sea water to extract the salt, from an agent derivative of Middle English well(en) ‘to boil’. English: nickname for a good-humored person, Anglo-Norman French wall(i)er (an agent derivative of Old French galer ‘to make merry’, of Germanic origin). South German: nickname from Middle High German wallære ‘pilgrim’.

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


Similar surnames: Weller, Galler, Woller, Kaller, Walker, Walder, Haller, Faller

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Waller Family Origin

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Waller Family Occupations

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    4%
  • Farmer

    4%
  • Labourer

    3%
  • Bricklayer

    2%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Waller family was Bricklayer. The most common Waller occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 4% of Waller's were Agricultural Labourers. Agricultural Labourer, Farmer and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Waller.

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Waller Historical Records

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Waller Life Expectancy

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