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Deller Surname Meaning

English: variant of Dellar a habitational name for a ‘dweller in the dell’ from an agent derivative of Middle English del(l) (see Dell ). German: from a short form of a personal name formed with an element cognate with Old English deal ‘proud famous’. Alternatively a variant of Delle . French (mainly southwestern): unexplained. This surname which is also found in Haiti is very rare in France.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Heller, Peller, Weller, Seller, Demler, Dehler, Keller, Zeller

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Where is the Deller family from?

You can see how Deller families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Deller family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Deller families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1911 there were 22 Deller families living in Ontario. This was about 51% of all the recorded Deller's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Deller families in 1911.
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What did your Deller ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Labourer was the top reported job for people in the Canada named Deller. 32% of Deller men worked as a Labourer. .

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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 1921

  • Labourer
  • Clerk
  • Farmer
  • Laborer
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Census Records

There are 29,000 census records available for the last name Deller. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Deller 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 34,000 immigration records available for the last name Deller. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 2,000 military records available for the last name Deller. For the veterans among your Deller ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Deller lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Deller life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 1964. The average life expectancy for Deller in 1950 was 44, and 81 in 2004.

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