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Updated June 9, 2019

Family name origins & meanings

  • Swiss German : habitational name from Amslen in Switzerland.
  • German : occupational name for a fowler (bird-catcher), from an agent derivative of Amsel.
  • Jewish (Ashkenazic) : habitational name from Amsle, Yiddish name of Nams{l-}au in Silesia.

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