Loller History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

The origins of the distinguished surname Loller are somewhat obscure. The name is most likely related to the Middle Dutch word "lollaerd," meaning "babbler of nonsense"; alternatively, it is possible that the name is connected to the early Middle English word "lollere," meaning "mumbler," a name applied to a pious person. "Loller" was substituted in the 14th century for "Lollard" as a description of the followers of John Wyclif, an English Bible translator who was condemned as a heretic.

Early Origins of the Loller family

The surname Loller was first found in East England, where the name is thought to have originated. The first known bearer of the name was Elfred le Lollere, who was recorded in the Cartularium Monasterii de Rameseia of Huntingdonshire in 1133.

Important Dates for the Loller family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Loller research. Another 98 words (7 lines of text) covering the years 1133, 1279, 1821, 1827, 1322, 1808 and 1790 are included under the topic Early Loller History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Loller Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Lollar, Loller, Lawler, Lawlor, Lawlar, Lollard and many more.

Early Notables of the Loller family (pre 1700)

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Migration of the Loller family to Ireland

Some of the Loller family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.
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Loller migration to Australia

Emigration to Australia followed the First Fleets of convicts, tradespeople and early settlers. Early immigrants include:

Loller Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century
  • John Loller, aged 23, who arrived in South Australia in 1849 aboard the ship "William Money" [1]
  • John Loller, aged 23, who arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "William Money" in 1849 [1]
  • Eliza Loller, aged 34, who arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "William Money" in 1849 [1]
  • James Loller, aged 23, who arrived in South Australia in 1851 aboard the ship "Marion" [2]

Contemporary Notables of the name Loller (post 1700)

  • John Loller, American politician, Member of New Jersey State House of Assembly from Warren County, 1850-51, 1853 [3]

Citations

  1. ^ State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) "WILLIAM MONEY" 1848-49. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1849WmMoney.htm
  2. ^ State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) MARION 1851 - HER HISTORY. Retrieved http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1851Marion.htm
  3. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 19) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
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