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Updated June 9, 2019

Family name origins & meanings

  • South German and Austrian : (Bäumel): either from a diminutive of Baum, or from a contracted form of Baumhöwel, an occupational name for a tree feller.
  • Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic) : ornamental name from German Baumöl ‘olive oil’, literally ‘tree oil’.

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