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What does the name Miller mean?

The Miller surname is primarily English and Scottish, with two main hypothesised points of origin. The first is an occupational one, relating to those who kept, operated or owned mills. In Scotland Miller also can be geographical, relating to those who live around or in the molendinar (a 'burn' in Glasgow). This origin can be more often found in the 'Millar' variant.

The earliest occurrence of the Miller surname in our family history documents is from 1410, and we currently have 6,997,130 records where Miller appears.

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