Schlegel Family History
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Schlegel Name Meaning
German: from Middle High German slegel ‘hammer’, ‘tool for striking’ (Old High German slegil, a derivative of slahan ‘to strike’), hence a metonymic occupational name for a smith or mason, or a nickname for a forceful person.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Schlager, Schwegel, Schleyer, Schlee, Schleiger, Schiebel, Schimmel