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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


Similar surnames: Keller, Seller, Weller, Heller, Geller, Feller, Peller, Meller, Eller

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Where is the Teller family from?

You can see how Teller families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Teller family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Teller families were found in USA in 1880. In 1891 there were 23 Teller families living in London. This was about 37% of all the recorded Teller's in United Kingdom. London had the highest population of Teller families in 1891.
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What did your Teller ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Farmer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the United Kingdom named Teller. 100% of Teller men worked as a Farmer and 80% of Teller women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1939

  • Farmer
    100%

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    80%
  • Private Means
    10%
  • Domestic Duties
    10%
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Census Records

There are 40,000 census records available for the last name Teller. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Teller census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Teller. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Australia, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 5,000 military records available for the last name Teller. For the veterans among your Teller ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Teller lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Teller life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Teller in 1949 was 48, and 84 in 2004.

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