Anglo-Saxon tribes of Britain. It is a product of when the family lived in Kneela, in Devon, or at Knell House in Sussex, or in Knill, in Herefordshire. The place-names described above are all derived from the Old English word cnylle, which meant knoll. The name means "dweller at the knoll." It seems likely that the name originated at Knill, in Herefordshire, as this is the oldest place that bears that name. Knill appears in the Domesday Book as Chenille. Knell House derives its name directly from the family name.
Early Origins of the Neller family
Herefordshire, where they held a family seat from early times.
Early History of the Neller family
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Neller Spelling Variations
hundred years did much to standardize the English language. Before that time, spelling variations in names were a common occurrence. The language was changing, incorporating pieces of other languages, and the spelling of names changed with it. Neller has been spelled many different ways, including Knell, Kneller, Knill, Knille, Knelle and others.
Early Notables of the Neller family (pre 1700)
Baronet (1646-1723), born...
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Migration of the Neller family to the New World and Oceana
Thousands of English families in this era began to emigrate the New World in search of land and freedom from religious and political persecution. Although the passage was expensive and the ships were dark, crowded, and unsafe, those who made the voyage safely were rewarded with opportunities unavailable to them in their homeland. Research into passenger and immigration lists has revealed some of the very first Nellers to arrive in North America:
Neller Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
Neller Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century
Contemporary Notables of the name Neller (post 1700)
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