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Meisel Name Meaning

German: occupational name from Middle High German meizel ‘lumberjack’, ‘wood cutter’. German: nickname for someone thought to resemble a mouse, from a diminutive of Middle High German mus, German Maus. Jewish (Ashkenazic): from the Yiddish personal name Mayzl, of uncertain origin.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Meise, Leiser, Maisel, Mengel, Weisel, Meiser, Peiser, Heisel, Heibel

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Meisel Family Origin

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Meisel Family Occupations

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  • Laborer

    13%
  • Farmer

    9%
  • Butcher

    4%
  • Farming

    4%

In 1880, Laborer, Farmer and Butcher were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Meisel. The most common Meisel occupation in the USA was Laborer. 13% of Meisel's were Laborers. A less common occupation for the Meisel family was Farming.

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Meisel Historical Records

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Meisel Life Expectancy

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