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Tell Early Origins



The surname Tell was first found in Austria, where the name Taller became noted for its many branches in the region, each house acquiring a status and influence which was envied by the princes of the region. In their later history the name became a power unto themselves and were elevated to the ranks of nobility as they grew into this most influential family.

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Tell Spelling Variations


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Tell Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Taller, Tallers, Talers, Talleres, Tallere, Talere, Taleres, Taaler, Taaller, Tallerr, Tealer and many more.

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Tell Early History


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Tell Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Tell research. Another 210 words (15 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Tell History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Tell Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Tell Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Tell Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Tell Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • John Tell, who arrived in San Francisco, California in 1851

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Tell Family Crest Products


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Nied, Edmund. Fraenkische Familiennamen urkundlich gesammelt und sprachlich gedeutet. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1933. Print.
    2. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    3. Jones, Henry Z. Palatine Families of New York 2 Volumes. Rockland, ME: Picton Press, 2001. Print. (ISBN 978-0961388829).
    4. Strassburger, Ralph B. German Pioneers The Original Lists of Arrivals in the Port of Philadelphia 3 Volumes. Baltimore: Picton Press, 1992. Print. (ISBN 978-0929539980).
    5. Tobler-Meyer, Wilhelm. Familiennamen der Ostschweiz. Zürich: 1894. Print.
    6. Steed, Henry Wickham . The Hapsburg Monarchy. London: Constable and Company, 1919. Print.
    7. Haverkamp, Alfred. Medieval Germany 1056-1273 2nd edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print.
    8. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    9. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    10. Tarneller, Josef. Zur Namenkunde Tirolen Familiennamen. Bozen: Buchhandlung, 1923. Print.
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    The Tell Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Tell 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 19 April 2014 at 15:05.

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