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Subject: Meaning of name Woltjen
Author: Ann Frances   (Authenticated as Ann Frances)
Date: April 24, 2019 at 11:25:21 AM
Hi I was wondering if anyone knew the meaning of the name Woltjen. It is my great grandfather's name, who adopted my grandfather. My great grandfather, Herman Woltjen's parents were from Germany. I found there are many Woltjens from Bremmen Germany.

I have found that Wolt means forest. I can't find what the jen part means. I also wonder if it may not be originally a Danish name.

I look up jen and can find nothing. I have also seen the name as Woltjer.

Thanks.

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