Feller Family History
Feller Name Meaning
English German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): occupational name for a furrier a seller of pelts or hides from an -er agent derivative of Middle English fell Middle Low German Middle High German vel German Fell or Yiddish fel ‘hide pelt’. See also Fell . German: variant of Felder . German: habitational name for someone from a place called Fell near Trier or Fellen Felln in Bavaria. English: occupational name formed from an -er derivative of Middle English fell(en) ‘(to) fell cut down’ perhaps for a woodman.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press