Meese Family History
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Meese Name Meaning
English: variant spelling of Meece. German and Dutch: nickname from the bird name mees ‘titmouse’, or a metonymic occupational name for a bird-catcher. Dutch: possibly a metonymic occupational name for a basketweaver, from Middle Dutch mese ‘(fish) basket’. Dutch: patronymic from a short form of the personal name Bartolomeus.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Meise, Beese, Reese, Mente, Neese, Meece, Feese, Mense, Heese, Mees