Amsel Name Meaning

Jewish (Ashkenazic): patronymic from the Yiddish personal name Amsl, from German Anselm (see Anselmo). German: from Amsel ‘(European) blackbird’ (a bird related to the American robin), hence either a nickname for someone fond of singing or an occupational name for a bird catcher.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Kusel, Appel, Hamel, Amsler, Axel, Angel, Apfel, Apel, Aubel, Samuel

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Between 1961 and 2004, Amsel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1985, and highest in 1978. The average life expectancy for Amsel in 1961 was 63, and 85 in 2004.

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