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Type Surname (from occupation)
Usage German
Other Forms FormsWettstein

Meaning & History

Either a metonymic occupational name for a knife grinder from Middle High German wetzstein "whetstone", A habitational name from a lost place called Wetzstein near Emmendingen, or a topographic name from a field name for example Wezstein near Esslingen. Variant of Wettstein.
Added 4/13/2023 by Paradiso36