Kusel Family History
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Kusel Name Meaning
North German (also Küsel): nickname for a squat but agile person, from Middle Low German kusel ‘spinning top’. South German: nickname from Middle High German kuose ‘female calf’ or ‘sheep’. German: habitational name for someone from Kusel in Palatinate or Küsel near Magdeburg. German: metonymic occupational name for someone who made or used sickles, from Sorbian kósa ‘sickle’. Jewish (Ashkenazic): from the Yiddish personal name kusl, a pet form of the Biblical name Yekuthiel.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Kuse, Kosel, Kugel, Kuser, Kogel, Kastl, Kuter, Kesel, Buser, Kosek