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Teller Early Origins



The surname Teller 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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Teller Spelling Variations


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Teller 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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Teller Early History


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Teller Early History



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

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Teller Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Teller Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Teller 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:

Teller Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Willem Teller, who arrived in New York in 1649
  • William Teller, who landed in Boston, Massachusetts in 1651
  • William Teller, who landed in America in 1652

Teller Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • John Teller, who landed in South Carolina in 1747

Teller Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Christopher Teller, who was naturalized in Philadelphia in 1880

Teller Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century

  • Alexander Teller, who was recorded to be living in Ontario in 1871

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Contemporary Notables of the name Teller (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Teller (post 1700)



  • Seth Jared Teller (1964-2014), American computer scientist and professor at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • Edward "Ede" Teller Ph.D. (1908-2003), American theoretical physicist, known colloquially as "the father of the hydrogen bomb" and recipient of the Presidential Medal of Freedom
  • Henry Moore Teller (1830-1914), American politician and Secretary of the Interior from 1882 to 1885
  • Raymond Joseph Teller (b. 1948), American illusionist, comedian, writer, and the silent half of the comedy magic duo known as Penn & Teller
  • Juergen Teller (b. 1964), German photographer regarded as one of the most influential fashion photographers working today

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Teller Family Crest Products


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Fogleman, Aaron Spencer. Journeys German Immigration, Settlement and Political Culture in Colonial America 1717-1775. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1986. Print. (ISBN 978-0812215489).
    2. Haverkamp, Alfred. Medieval Germany 1056-1273 2nd edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print.
    3. Kneschke, Dr. Ernest Heinrich. Neues allgemeines Deutsches Adels-Lexicon 9 Volumes New General German Aristocracy Lexicon. Leipzig: Friedrich Voigt, 1859. Print.
    4. Tarneller, Josef. Zur Namenkunde Tirolen Familiennamen. Bozen: Buchhandlung, 1923. Print.
    5. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmacher's Grosses Wappenbuch 35 Volumes. Germany: Bauer & Raspe. Print.
    6. Kapff, Rudolf. Schwäbische Geschlechtsnamen. Stuttgart: Verlag Silberburg, 1927. Print.
    7. Bahlow, Hans (Edda Gentry trns). Dictionary of German Names . Madison, Wisconsin: Max Kade Institute, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-924119-35-7).
    8. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    9. 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).
    10. Preuss, Otto. Die Lippischen Familiennamen mit Berücksichtigung der Ortsnamen. Detmold: Meyer'sche Hofbuchh, 1887. Print.
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    The Teller Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Teller 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 9 June 2015 at 09:28.

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