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Updated June 9, 2019

Family name origins & meanings

  • French : from a frequent Old French personal name, a pet form of Ace or Asse, Germanic A(t)zo, a pet form of any of the many Germanic compound names that had adal ‘noble’ as their first element.
  • Dutch : from the Dutch cognate of this personal name, Asselijn.
  • An Asselin from Rouen was in Chateau Richer by 1662.

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