Borstel Family History
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Borstel Name Meaning
North German: habitational name from any of several places, for example in Holstein and Hannover, so named with Old Saxon bur ‘small house’ + stel ‘place’ or ‘house frame’. Dutch: nickname for someone with bristly hair, from Middle Dutch borstel ‘brush’.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press