Nettle Family History
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Nettle Name Meaning
English (Cornwall): probably a topographic name for someone who lived at a place overgrown with nettles, Middle English net(t)el. Respelling of North German Nettel, a nickname for an obnoxious person, from Middle Low German nettel ‘nettle’.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Settle, Kettle, Netter, Hettler, Mettler, Nestler, Zettler, Nettles