Emswiler Family History
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Emswiler Name Meaning
Probably a respelling of German Emmersweiler, a habitational name from Emmersweiler, a place near St. Wedel on the French-German border, so named from a short form of a Germanic personal name formed with amal ‘strength’, ‘vigor’ + Middle High German wiler ‘small village’, ‘single building’ (from medieval Latin villare, Latin villa ‘house’).
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Emler, Tutwiler, Essler, Enzweiler, Esler, Amsler, Emslie, Seiler