Seller Family History
Seller Name Meaning
English and Scottish: occupational name from Middle English seller ‘saddler’ (Old French seller selier Latin sellarius a derivative of sella ‘seat saddle’). English and Scottish: occupational name for a tradesman or merchant from an agent derivative of Middle English sellen ‘to sell’ (Old English sellan ‘to hand over deliver’). English and Scottish: occupational name or nickname for the officer in a monastery or great household charged with the storage and distribution of provisions from a shortened form of Middle English celerer selerer ‘cellarer’ (Old French celerer medieval Latin cellerarius). North German: occupational name for a small retailer or peddler from Middle Low German sellen ‘to sell (small items)’. German: habitational name for someone from any of the places called Selle Sellen Sella.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press