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Updated June 9, 2019

Family name origins & meanings

  • German (Wassermann) and Jewish (Ashkenazic) : German topographic name or Jewish ornamental or occupational name from Middle High German wazzer, German Wasser, Yiddish vaser ‘water’ + Middle High German -man ‘man’, Yiddish -man (see Wasser). This surname is also established in Sweden.

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