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Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. PEDLERnoun

    One who travels the country with small commodities.

    Etymology: a petty dealer; a contraction produced by frequent use.

    All as a poor pedler he did wend,
    Bearing a trusse of trifles at his backe;
    As bells and babies and glasses in his packe. Edmund Spenser.

    If you did but hear the pedler at the door, you would never dance again after a tabor and pipe William Shakespeare.

    He is wit’s pedler, and retails his wares
    At wakes and wassals, meetings, markets, fairs. William Shakespeare.

    Had sly Ulysses at the sack
    Of Troy brought thee his pedler ’s pack. John Cleveland.

    A narrow education may beget among some of the clergy in possession such contempt for all innovators, as merchants have for pedlers. Jonathan Swift.

    Atlas was so exceeding strong,
    He bore the skies upon his back,
    Just as a pedler does his pack. Jonathan Swift.


  1. Pedler

    Pedler is an Anglo-Saxon surname. It is a name for someone who worked as a person who worked as the pedder.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Pedlernoun

    see Peddler

Surnames Frequency by Census Records


    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Pedler is ranked #92719 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Pedler surname appeared 198 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 0 would have the surname Pedler.

    86.8% or 172 total occurrences were White.
    6% or 12 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
    3.5% or 7 total occurrences were Black.
    2.5% or 5 total occurrences were of two or more races.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of pedler in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of pedler in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

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