Recorded as Fuler, Fuller, Fullard, Volker, Voller, Vollers, and probably others, this is an English medieval surname. It is or was occupational for a cloth dresser from the pre 7th Century word "fullere", from the Roman (Latin) "fullo" to r smooth. The word was probably introduced by the Norman French after the Conquest of England in 1066 as "foleur". The work of the fuller was to scour and thicken the raw cloth by beating and trampling it in water, and the word was originally specific to the south of the county, the term in the north being Walker. Early development since 1219 (see below) included Reginald Fullere in the county of Suffolk in the Pipe rolls of 1221, William le Fulur of Warwickshire in the same year, Simon le Volker of Oxfordshire in 1316, and John Follere of Kent in 1317. Examples of recordings from surviving church registers include the christening of Henry, Fuller on January 25th 1577, at Redenhall with Harleston, Norfolk, and that of Edmond Fuler and Joane Pearson on April 29th 1595, at St. Julian's, Norwich. The first recorded spelling of the family name is shown to be that of Roger Fulur. This was dated 1219, in the Assize Court Rolls of Yorkshire, during the reign of King Henry 111, known as "The Frenchman", 1216 - 1272. Surnames became necessary when governments introduced personal taxation. In England this was sometimes known as Poll Tax. Throughout the centuries, surnames in every country have continued to "develop" often leading to astonishing variants of the original spelling.

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  • Fuller — ist ein berufsbezogener englischer Familienname, der sich auf das Walken von Wolle bezieht.[1] Inhaltsverzeichnis A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Fuller — may refer to:* People with the surname Fuller (surname) * Fuller, a worker who cleanses wool through the process of fulling * Fuller s earth a clay used for filtering and purifying * Fuller (weapon), a groove in a knife or sword blade, to lighten …   Wikipedia

  • Fuller — Fuller, Margaret Fuller, Richard Bukminster * * * (as used in expressions) Austin, Stephen (Fuller) Fuller, J(ohn) F(rederick) C(harles) Fuller, Loie Marie Louise Fuller Fuller, (Sarah) Margaret Fuller, R(ichard) Buckminster …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Füller — steht für: Füllfederhalter, Schreibgerät Blender (Kryptographie), Zeichen ohne Nachricht in der Kryptographie Filler (Farbe), eine spezielle Farbe zum Ausgleich von Oberflächenunebenheiten Abdecker, Berufsbezeichnung bei der Beseitigung und… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Fuller — Full er, n. [AS. fullere, fr. L. fullo. See {Full}, v. t.] One whose occupation is to full cloth. [1913 Webster] {Fuller s earth}, a variety of clay, used in scouring and cleansing cloth, to imbibe grease. {Fuller s herb} (Bot.), the soapwort… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • FULLER (J. F. C.) — FULLER JOHN FREDERICK CHARLES (1878 1966) Général britannique et théoricien militaire. Spécialiste des chars pendant la Première Guerre mondiale, Fuller fut ensuite correspondant de guerre (Éthiopie, Espagne) et critique militaire. Organisée par… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • FULLER (L.) — FULLER MARIE LOUISE dite LOÏE (1862 1928) Danseuse américaine de music hall, née à Fullersburg, près de Chicago. Marie Louise Fuller («la Loïe Fuller») paraît pour la première fois à Paris aux Folies Bergère (1892) et enthousiasma le public lors… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • FULLER (R. B.) — FULLER RICHARD BUCKMINSTER (1895 1983) Ingénieur américain, connu sous le nom de Buckminster Fuller, créateur de structures architecturales d’avant garde et urbaniste visionnaire. Fuller fait ses études à l’université Harvard (1913 1915), puis… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Fuller — Full er, v. t. To form a groove or channel in, by a fuller or set hammer; as, to fuller a bayonet. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • fuller — one who fulls cloth, O.E. fullere, from L. fullo (see FULL (Cf. full) (v.)). The substance called fuller s earth (silicate of alumina) is first recorded 1520s, so called because it was used in cleansing cloth …   Etymology dictionary

  • Füller — [Basiswortschatz (Rating 1 1500)] Auch: • Kugelschreiber • (Schreib)Stift Bsp.: • Kann ich deinen Füller benutzen? …   Deutsch Wörterbuch

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