Burgstahler Family History
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Burgstahler Name Meaning
occupational name for an armorer, from Burg ‘castle’ + Stahl ‘steel’ + -er suffix of agent nouns. Possibly a respelling of German Burgstaller, a habitational name for someone from any of numerous places called Burgstall (generally designating a ‘place where a castle stands or stood’).
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press