Ressel Family History
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Ressel Name Meaning
nickname from Middle High German rössel, diminutive of ros ‘charger’, ‘draft horse’. topographic name from Low German ressel ‘bitterling’, ‘fleabane’, ‘watercress’. from a short form of a Germanic personal name formed with rat ‘counsel’, ‘advice’.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Roessel, Rassel, Hessel, Kessel, Dressel, Wessel, Nessel, Resser