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Type Surname (from location & from given name)
Pronounced Pron. HOW-seal(French)  [key]
Other Forms FormsHousel, Hausel, Häusel

Meaning & History

French (Lorraine) spelling of German Häusel, a topographic name meaning ‘small house’, a diminutive of Haus.
Americanized spelling of German Hausel, a variant of Hausch, from the Germanic personal name Husuald or Husauldus, composed of hus ‘house’ + walt ‘rule’.
Added 3/26/2013 by a Houseal family member
Edited 3/4/2020 by LMS and Mike C