Last name origins & meanings:
- German: southern form of Buehler.
- German: possibly
from Middle High German bil(le) ‘sculpture’ (from billen
‘to cut stone’), hence an occupational name for a stonemason or
- German: possibly a variant of Büller, a
nickname from Middle High German büllen ‘to bark’, ‘bawl’.
- Danish: altered form of German Buehler.
- English: occupational name for a maker of billhooks or pruning forks (bills),
from Middle English billere. Compare Billman.
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