What is the meaning of the German surname “Wiesch”?

What does German last name mean?

Last name: German



(England & Ireland), Gherman (Hungarian), Germani (Italian), Germain (France), Germano (Spanish) and De Germano (Sicilian), this surname can be of either nationalistic, locational, or job descriptive origins. Firstly it can obviously mean a ‘man from Germany‘.

What is the origin of the surname German?

English: ethnic name from Old French germain ‘German’ (Latin Germanus). This sometimes denoted an actual immigrant from Germany, but was also used to refer to a person who had trade or other connections with German-speaking lands.

What is the rarest surname in Germany?

5 of the Most Unusual German Surnames (with English Translations)

  • Bierhals – beer-throat.
  • Durchdenwald – through-the-forest.
  • Handschuh – glove.
  • Nachtnebel – night fog.
  • Trinkenschuh – drink-shoe.


How do I know if I have German ancestors?

The two websites generally considered to be the most complete are RootsWeb www.rootsweb.com and the Mormon Church’s Family Search www.familysearch.org. Both are set up for searches. You can enter the known facts about your ancestor and, with luck, come up with additional details.

What’s the most common German surname?

Müller

In Germany, there are about 850,000 different family names. The most common German surname, Müller (miller), is shared by around 700,000 people. This is followed in popularity by the name Schmidt (along with variants such as Schmitt or Schmitz, this comes from the blacksmith’s trade), with Meier coming in third place.

What is my German name?


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