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The distinguished and ancient German surname Iller is derived from the name of the Iller River, which rises among the Allgäuer Alps and flows through Bavaria and along the border of Baden Württemburg into the Danube River.
The surname Iller was first found in settlements along the Iller River, from whose name the surname is derived. The first known bearer of the name was Hainr uf der Ilre, who was a citizen of Kempten in 1333. The young Iller family played a major role in the early history of the region, and contributed greatly to the development of medieval Bavarian society.
Spelling variations of this family name include: Iler, Iller, Ilre, Illre, Illens and others.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Iller research. Another 215 words (15 lines of text) covering the years 133 and 1333 are included under the topic Early Iller History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
More information is included under the topic Early Iller Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Iller Settlers in United States in the 17th Century
Iller Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
Iller Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
The Iller Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Iller Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.
This page was last modified on 27 February 2014 at 14:01.