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MÜLLER - Name Meaning & Origin

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MÜLLER Surname Meaning & Origin:

The Müller last name is a German occupational surname for "miller," from the Middle High German mülnære or müller. MILLER is the English version of this common German surname.

Surname Origin:

Alternate Surname Spellings:

MUELLER, MOLLER, MUILLER, MUELER, MULER, MILLER, MOELLER

Famous People with the Surname MÜLLER:

  • Erwin Wilhelm Müller - German physicist, the first person to experimentally observe atoms
  • Filip Müller - Holocaust survivor and author of Eyewitness Auschwitz - Three Years in the Gas Chambers
  • Willy Müller - inventor of the first automatic answering machine

Genealogy Resources for the Surname MÜLLER, MUELLER and MULLER:

Common German Surnames & Their Meanings
Uncover the meaning of your German last name with this free guide to German surnames meanings and origins.

Muller Family Genealogy Forum
Search this popular genealogy forum for the Muller surname to find others who might be researching your ancestors, or post your own Muller or Mueller query.

FamilySearch - MÜLLER Genealogy
Find records, queries, and lineage-linked family trees posted for the Muller surname and its variations.

MULLER Surname & Family Mailing Lists
RootsWeb hosts several free mailing lists for researchers of the Muller surname.

Cousin Connect - MULLER Genealogy Queries
Read or post genealogy queries for the surname Muller, and sign up for free notification when new Muller queries are added.

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References: Surname Meanings & Origins

Cottle, Basil. Penguin Dictionary of Surnames. Baltimore, MD: Penguin Books, 1967.

Menk, Lars. A Dictionary of German Jewish Surnames. Avotaynu, 2005.

Beider, Alexander. A Dictionary of Jewish Surnames from Galicia. Avotaynu, 2004.

Hanks, Patrick and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford University Press, 1989.

Hanks, Patrick. Dictionary of American Family Names. Oxford University Press, 2003.

Smith, Elsdon C. American Surnames. Genealogical Publishing Company, 1997.


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