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Occupational surname that indicated a butcher who sold veal meat or a butcher who slaughtered calves... [more]
KAPPEL German, Dutch
Means "a person who lives near or works at a chapel" from Middle High German kappel
Derived from the German word Katze
From the Middle Ages in Germany, it literally means "wedge shaped"... [more]
Occupational name meaning "chest maker, cabinetmaker" in German.
KLEID German, Jewish
Occupational name for a tailor, from German Kleid
meaning "garment, clothing".
Occupational name for a shoemaker (derived from Low German knif
meaning "shoemaker's knife").
Originally a nickname for a noisy or disruptive person, derived from Old German knellen
"to make noise, to cause a disturbance".
Means "button" in German, originally belonging to a button maker or button seller.
From a German word meaning "cook". This is a very common German name.
Derived from Middle High German kol
From Middle High German koler
meaning "charcoal burner" or "charcoal seller".
From Middle High German kræmer, kramære, kromer
and Middle Low German kramer, kremer, kromer
meaning "shopkeeper, grocer".
German word meaning "crab", perhaps a nickname for a person with a crab-like walk.
KRON German, Swedish
Means "crown", perhaps a nickname for one who worked in a royal household.
Nickname for a crippled person or someone who walked with a cane, from German krücke
KRÜGER (2) German
In southern Germany: Means "potter" from Middle High German kruoc
meaning "jug, pot".
KRUSE (2) German
Occupational surname meaning "potter", from Middle High German kruse
Occupational name for a maker of spindles (Middle German kunkel
"spindle", ultimately from Latin conus
From Middle High German lehenman
"vassal, liege man".
Referred to one who dwells on the hillside; one who came from the Leite
Derived from either Leitzkau
, a town close to Magdeburg, Germany, or from LEITZ
Means "springtime" in German, from a nickname.
Occupational name meaning "wall builder" in German.
From a nickname meaning "mouse" from the word mûs
(Middle High German, Old High German).
Occupational name for a cutler (a knife maker), from German Messer
Occupational surname for one who made knives, from German messer
METZ (1) German
Occupational name for a cutler derived from Middle High German metze
Means "butcher" in German, given to people who practiced that profession.
MEYER (1) German
From the Middle High German word mei(g)er
which means "higher, superior" and was used for landholder's stewards or great farmers or leaseholders (nowadays a Meier
is a dairy farmer)... [more]
Name for someone who lived near a peat bog, from the Middle High German word mos
NAGEL German, Dutch
Means "nail" in German and Dutch, and is probably related to the occupation of carpenter... [more]
NUSSBAUM German, Jewish
Means "nut tree" from the Germanic words nuß
meaning "nut" and baum
Means "from the uppermost end of a village, top of a house" from the Middle High German ober, obar
Means "oil hill" from the Germanic oel
"oil" and berg
Means "tall, thin, pole-like" from the Old French piel
, although it may also have denoted a person who lived by a pole, or who worked with poles.
PAPP (2) German
Means "glutton" from the Late Latin pappare
meaning "to eat".
PENZIG German, Yiddish
Denotes a person who comes from Penzig
, the German name for Pieńsk
, a town in southwest Poland... [more]
Means "pope" in German. This may have been a nickname for a pious person.
Originally a name for someone who lived by a field where cattle fodder was grown or else grew cattle fodder, from pletsch
Derived from German pfoertner
, which means "gatekeeper".
PRINZ German, Jewish
Means "prince", used as an ornamental surname by Jews or as a nickname for someone who acted in a princely manner.
Derived from an old German word meaning "snowy".
RADEMAKER Dutch, German
From the old occupation of rademaker
which referred to a person who made raden
, the old Dutch word for "wheel").
REUTER (1) German, Jewish
Means "dweller in a clearing" or "clearer of woodland" from the Middle High German riute
From the German word ritter
meaning "rider, knight", a cognate of RYDER
From Middle High German roten
"to clear land" and bur
SALLER (2) German
Means "(dweller by) a sallow tree" from the Middle High German salhe
From Middle High German schæfære
SCHEINBERG German, Jewish
Means "lovely, beautiful mountain" from the German schön
"fine, beautiful" and berg
SCHENCK German, Dutch, Jewish
From Middle High German, Middle Dutch schenke
meaning "wine server" (from Old High German scenken
"to pour out")... [more]
SCHERMER Dutch, Low German
Occupational name for a fencer or swordsman, akin to Old High German skirmen
Means "fencer, fencing master" from the Old High German skirmen
meaning "to defend".
Means "to dawdle" from the Middle High German slinderen
or "to swallow, eat" from the Middle Low German slinden
From the occupation of schmied
, which means "smith, metalworker".
Means "to frighten, jump" from the Middle High German schrecken
SCHREIER German, Jewish
German and Yiddish word that means "screamer" or "shrieker" or "crier", perhaps an occupational name for a town crier... [more]
From Middle High German schrotaere
meaning "a carrier of wine or beer barrels".
From Middle High German schuochwürhte
, or schuchwarte
From the Middle High German occupational name schuochmacher
Means "scholar, student priest" from the German Schule
Occupational surname derived from Middle High German schultheiße
meaning "mayor, judge".
From the Middle High German occupational name schuoster
Means "harrower of the dark fields" or "dark harrower of the fields" from the German schwarz
meaning "dark, black" and egge
meaning "harrow"... [more]
SEELENFREUND German, Jewish
Middle High German vriunt
, modern German freund
, meaning "friend" and modern German seele
, meaning "soul".
SENFT (2) German
Nickname for a helpful, kind person from the Middle High German senfte
meaning "soft, accommodating".
SHEINFELD German, Jewish
Means "lovely, beautiful field" from the German schön
"fine, beautiful" and feld
Occupational name referring to an official or public writer, from German schreiben
SIEGEL (2) German
Derived from diminutive forms of Germanic names beginning with the element sigi
SISKIN German, Jewish
Means "sweet child" from the words suess
meaning "sweet" and kind
SITZ (1) German, Jewish
Derived from a given name beginning with the Germanic element sigi
SOMMER (2) German
From Middle High German soumære, sommer
and Middle Low German somer(e)
meaning "sumpter, animal driver".
SOMMER (3) German < Previous Page Next Page >
From Middle High German sumber, sommer
meaning "basket, wickerwork or drum".