Zelle Family History
Zelle Name Meaning
German and Dutch: topographic name from German Zelle Dutch zelle (Middle High German zelle) ‘(hermit's) cell’ from Latin cella ‘small room’. The surname may be topographic for someone who lived at or near the site of a hermit's cell or toponymic for someone from any of various places called Zelle or Celle in particular Celle near Hanover (Germany). See Zeller .
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press