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Updated June 9, 2019

Family name origins & meanings

  • Dutch and German (Wesselmann) : elaborated form of Wessel.
  • Dutch and German (Wesselmann) : habitational name for someone from Wessel in Westphalia or Wesseln near Hildesheim.
  • Dutch and German (Wesselmann) : occupational name for a money changer, from Middle Low German wessele ‘trade’, ‘exchange’ + man ‘man’.

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