Amsel Family History
Amsel Name Meaning
Jewish (Ashkenazic): 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 a metonymic occupational name for a bird catcher.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press