This surname is derived from an official title. 'the toller,' a toll-taker by road or in market; v. Toleman.
'Taillours and tynkers And tollers in markettes.': Piers Plowman, Prologue, 438-9.
'Tollers' office it is III, For they take toll oft against skill,' i.e. often contrary to reason (Halliwell).
Ralph le Toller. Calendarium Inquisitionum Post Mortem.
Bartholomew le Toller, c. 1300. Writs of Parliament.
John le Toller, 28 Edward I: Freemen of York.
Willelmus Toller, 1379: Poll Tax of Yorkshire.
Robertus Toller, 1379: ibid.
1602. Married — Francis Toler and Bridgitt Rafton: St. James, Clerkenwell.
1761. — Samuel Toller and Elizabeth Haggett: St. George, Hanover Square.
Bardsley, Charles Wareing Endell (1901) A Dictionary of English and Welsh Surnames, with special American instances. London, New York: H. Frowde. Public Domain