Name: Keller

Origin and Meaning of the Name Keller

  • Meaning:
    Companion
  • Origin:
  • Meaning:
    Cellar master
  • Origin:
  • Meaning:
    Companion
  • Origin:
  • Gender:
    Boy
  • Pronunciation:
    (KEL ler)
  • Form of:
    Itself (Keller)
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Miscellaneous Info for Keller

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  • Used in:
    English and German speaking countries
  • Additional Info:
    The origin of the name Keller is debated.
    It seems likely to be related to Gaelic ceilidh(e) ("get together"), and could thus mean "companion."
    As a German surname, Keller is from Middle High German kellaere ‘cellarman’, ‘cellar master’. The surname is widespread throughout central Europe.
    As an English surname, it might come from the occupational name for a maker of caps or cauls, from Middle English kellere, or an occupational name for an executioner, from Old English cwellere.

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