Updated June 9, 2019

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Family name origins & meanings

  • Probably a respelling of German Emmersweiler, a habitational name from Emmersweiler, a place near St. Wedel on the French-German border, so named from a short form of a Germanic personal name formed with amal ‘strength’, ‘vigor’ + Middle High German wīler ‘small village’, ‘single building’ (from medieval Latin villare, Latin villa ‘house’).