Etymology and meaning of MILLER
One who attends a grist-mill. Meillear, Gaelic, having large lips; malair, Gaelic, a merchant; maillor, Gaelic, from maille, armor, and fear, a man--a man in armor, having a coat of mail, a soldier. |
Source: An Etymological Dictionary of Family and Christian Names With an Essay on their Derivation and Import (1857).