Appelhans Family History
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Appelhans Name Meaning
from a compound of the personal name Appel, a pet form of Albrecht (see Appel 1) + the personal name Hans (see Johann), i.e. ‘Appel’s (son) Hans’. from the North German dialect word Appel ‘apple’ + the personal name Hans, hence a distinguishing name for a fruit grower or seller named Hans.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press