Schiller

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Schiller

  1. A German surname​.
    German poet, philosopher, historian and playwright Friedrich Schiller.

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German schilher(a person who suffers from strabismus), a byname derived from Middle High German schilhen, schillen(to suffer from strabismus), whence also modern German schielen. In North Germany Schiller might stem from Middle Low German schilder(painter, signboard painter).[1]

Proper noun[edit]

Schiller m, f (genitive Schillers)

  1. A surname​.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Rosa und Volker Kohlheim, Duden — Lexikon der Familiennamen, Mannheim 2008, ISBN 978-3-411-73111-4; entry Schiller