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Neller Name Meaning

English and German: variant of Kneller . English (Middlesex and Surrey): perhaps a variant of Needler with loss of -d-. German: shortened form of Nadler or Nagler . German: topographic name for someone living on top of a hill or on a pass from Middle High German nel(le) ‘point vertex’.

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


Similar surnames: Heller, Weller, Zeller, Nelle, Peller, Beller, Geller, Feller, Keller

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Where is the Neller family from?

You can see how Neller families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Neller family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1841 and 1920. The most Neller families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 32 Neller families living in Ontario. This was about 70% of all the recorded Neller's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Neller families in 1911.
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What did your Neller ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Neller. 18% of Neller men worked as a Laborer and 12% of Neller women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Neller were Clerk and Bookkeeper. .

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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.

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
    18%
  • Salesman
    8%
  • Farmer
    8%
  • Clerk
    7%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Maid
    12%
  • Stenographer
    10%
  • Housewife
    10%
  • Bookkeeper
    10%
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Census Records

There are 10,000 census records available for the last name Neller. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Neller 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Neller. 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 875 military records available for the last name Neller. For the veterans among your Neller ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Neller lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Neller life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1986, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Neller in 1963 was 74, and 83 in 2004.

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