Meaning and Origin of Selle - FamilyEducation

Meaning and Origin of: Selle

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Girl name origins & meanings:

  • Scandinavian : Divinely protected

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Family name origins & meanings:

  • English : variant of Sell 1.
  • German : from Middle High German, Middle Low German selle ‘friend’, ‘companion’.
  • French : habitational name from any of the various places called Selle, Selles, or La Selle, named with Latin cella ‘cell’, ‘cot’, ‘hut’, ‘stall’.
  • Dutch (Van Selle) : habitational name for someone from Zelle in Herenthout, Antwerp.
  • A Selle (or De Selle) from the Burgundy region of France was documented in Montreal in 1729.