Esser Family History
Esser Name Meaning
German: occupational name for a wheelwright or cartmaker from Middle Low German asse ‘axle’ + the agent suffix -er. German: variant of Essner . English: from the Middle English personal name Asser Atser (Old Norse Ǫzurr Azur probably from Scandinavian Antswarur ‘answerer’) also in use among Normans in Normandy which may explain its occurrence in post-Conquest England outside the former Danelaw counties.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press