Meisel Family History
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Meisel Name Meaning
German: occupational name from Middle High German meizel ‘lumberjack’, ‘wood cutter’. German: nickname for someone thought to resemble a mouse, from a diminutive of Middle High German mus, German Maus. Jewish (Ashkenazic): from the Yiddish personal name Mayzl, of uncertain origin.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Meise, Leiser, Maisel, Mengel, Weisel, Meiser, Peiser, Heisel, Heibel