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Updated June 9, 2019

Family name origins & meanings

  • German : (also Mädler) habitational name from any of various small places in southern Germany and Austria with names such as Madl and Madlau.
  • German : (Mädler) from a Germanic personal name composed of Old High German mahal ‘traditional meeting place of a court’ + hari ‘army’ (compare Mehling).

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