Origin of the Name Staller
The ancient history of the name Staller
was found in the allfamilycrests.com archives. Variants of Staller include Stallard and Stollard. This is a baptismal name meaning 'the son of Stannard', a name of great antiquity. This was a very popular fontal name in mediaeval times and was taken from the Icelandic personal name 'Stalhardr'. The name travelled to England in the early centuries where it now takes its place as a surname. This name is of English descent and is found in many ancient manuscripts in the above country. Examples of such are a Sarah Stollard, who was buried at Saint Peter, Cornhill, in the year 1648.
Names were recorded in these ancient documents to make it easier for their overlords to collect taxes and to keep records of the population at any given time. When the overlords acquired land by either force or gifts from their rulers, they created charters of ownership for themselves and their vassals. It was by creating, maintaining and updating these reference books that they were able to maintain their authority and enforce laws.
In Ireland these names are found in small numbers in Ulster Province, having been introduced to the country by settlers during the seventeenth century.
The Staller coat of arms came into existence centuries ago. The process of creating coats of arms (also often called family crests) began in the eleventh century although a form of Proto-Heraldry may have existed in some countries prior to this. The new art of Heraldry made it possible for families and even individual family members to have their very own coat of arms, including all Staller descendants.