Meise Family History
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Meise Name Meaning
German: nickname, probably for someone who was agile, from Middle High German meise ‘titmouse’; or perhaps in some cases a metonymic occupational name for a fowler (a bird catcher). German: habitational name from any of several places called Meise or Meisa. German: occupational name for someone who made panniers or used one in his work, Middle High German meise. Dutch: variant of Meis 4.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press