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There are 26,885 people with the Weller surname on MyHeritage.com
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Where do people with the Weller surname come from:
Great Britain
New Zealand
South Africa
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The meaning of the name Weller:
  1. Southern English: topographic name for someone who lived by a stream, an agent derivative of Well.
  2. North German: variant of Welle, cognate with 1.
  3. German: from an agent derivative of Middle High German wëllen ‘to roll, revolve, or smear’, hence an occupational name for someone who made wattle and daub walls.
  4. German: from Middle High German wëllen ‘to cause to boil or simmer’, hence a metonymic occupational name for a smelter, cook, or the like.
  5. German: from Middle High German wëlle ‘roll’, ‘bale’, hence a metonymic occupational name for someone who sold cloth or wool, for example.
Dictionary of American Family Names, Oxford University Press, Mar 2003
Most popular first names with surname Weller:
Adam Weller   Albert Weller   Alfred Weller   Alice Weller   Ann Weller   Anna Weller   Annie Weller   Elizabeth Weller   Esther Weller   John Weller   Margaret Weller   Mary Weller   Sarah Weller   Thomas Weller   William Weller  
Family sites on MyHeritage with the last name Weller:
Weller-Winiel Web Site, 19 members
Irons weller Web Site, 11 members
Weller Web Site, 7 members
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