Duller Family Crest, Coat of Arms and Name History


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Duller Origin:

Origins of Duller:
This unusual surname, having long relationships with Buckinghamshire, is of Anglo-Saxon origin, and is an interesting example of that sizeable group of early European surnames that gradually created from the habitual use of nicknames.  These nicknames are given in the first example with relating to the profession, or to a variety of personal characteristics, such as physical characteristics or unusualnesses, mental and moral characteristics, or to habits of dress and behavior.  It is an interesting and unique Anglo- Saxon surname.  Spelling variations of this family name contain as Dollard, Dullard, Duller, Ballard and others.

More common variations are: Dueller, Dullere, Dulleri, Duiller, Dullery, Duler, Dller, Deller, Daller, Diller.

The surname Duller first appeared in Essex where they held a family seat from early times and their first records appeared on the early census poll derived by the early Kings of Britain to decide the rate of taxation of their problems.  The surname Duller first found in Essex where they held a family seat as Lords of the Estate.  The Saxon rule of English history declined after the Battle of Hastings in 1066.  The language of the courts was French for the next three centuries and the Norman character prevailed.  But Saxon surnames remained and the family name first mentioned in the year 1231 when Richard Dollard first found.  The origin of surnames during this period became a necessity with the introduction of personal taxation.  It came to be known as Poll Tax in England.  Surnames all over the country began to develop, with unique and shocking spelling varieties of the original one.

Many of the people with surname Duller had moved to Ireland during the 17th century.

United States of America:
Individuals with the surname Duller landed in the United States in three different centuries respectively in the 17th, 18th, and 19th.    Some of the people with the name Duller who arrived in the United States in the 17th century included John Duller, who landed in Massachusetts in 1633-1634.  Roger Duller settled in Virginia in 1649.

Some of the people with the surname Duller who arrived in the United States in the 18th century included Maurice Duller, who landed in Georgia in 1743.

The following century saw more Duller surnames arrive.  Some of the people with the surname Duller who arrived in the United States in the 19th century included John Duller arrived in New Orleans in 1821.  C. Duller arrived in San Francisco in 1852.

Here is the population distribution of the last name Duller:
Philippines 580; Austria 367; Brazil 191; United States 172; Germany 168; England 156; Netherlands 75; Wales 45; Canada 43; Australia 26.

Notable People:
Eduard Duller (November 1809, Vienna –July 1853, Wiesbaden) was a German-Austrian author and clergyman, very active as a poet, novel writer and later as a professor.

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Blazons & Genealogy Notes

(Duller). Ar. on a bend sa. a lion pass. or.

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