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The surname Speller was first found in Buckinghamshire where they held a family seat from ancient times, some say before the Norman Conquest in 1066 A.D.

Spelling variations of this family name include: Speller, Spiller, Spiler, Speler and others.


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This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Speller research. Another 245 words (18 lines of text) covering the years 1649, 1591 and 1637 are included under the topic Early Speller History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Another 26 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Speller Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Speller Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • C. Speller landed in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1754

Speller Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Joh Christoph Speller, who arrived in America in 1834
  • L Speller, aged 40, who landed in America, in 1894

Speller Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Louisa Speller, aged 57, who emigrated to the United States, in 1903
  • Frank N. Speller, aged 33, who landed in America, in 1908
  • Sarah Speller, aged 45, who emigrated to the United States from London, England, in 1911
  • Walter H. Speller, aged 45, who emigrated to America from London, England, in 1911
  • Florence I. Speller, aged 31, who emigrated to America from Bristol, England, in 1915
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  • Frank Newman Speller Sr. (1875-1968), Canadian-born, American metallurgical engineer, eponym of the Frank Newman Speller Award
  • Frank Newman Speller III, Associate Professor Emeritus of Organ at the University of Texas at Austin
  • Frederick Speller (1864-1940), English professional footballer
  • Antony "Tony" Speller (b. 1929), British Conservative politician
  • Robert "Bob" Speller PC (b. 1956), Canadian politician
  • Robert Speller, Book Publisher, New York City
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    Other References

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    2. Markale, J. Celtic Civilization. London: Gordon & Cremonesi, 1976. Print.
    3. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    4. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin . Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
    5. Leeson, Francis L. Dictionary of British Peerages. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-1121-5).
    6. Holt, J.C. Ed. Domesday Studies. Woodbridge: Boydell, 1987. Print. (ISBN 0-85115-477-8).
    7. Lennard, Reginald. Rural England 1086-1135 A Study of Social and Agrarian Conditions. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1959. Print.
    8. Thirsk, Joan. The Agrarian History of England and Wales. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press: 7 Volumes. Print.
    9. Innes, Thomas and Learney. The Tartans of the Clans and Families of Scotland 1st Edition. Edinburgh: W & A. K. Johnston Limited, 1938. Print.
    10. Fairbairn. Fairbain's book of Crests of the Families of Great Britain and Ireland, 4th Edition 2 volumes in one. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1968. Print.
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    The Speller Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Speller 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.

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