Model Family History
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Model Name Meaning
South German: from Middle High German model ‘measure’, ‘size’, hence a metonymic occupational name for a maker of weights and measures. German: possibly a habitational name from the Slavic place name Modlau. Polish: from model ‘model’, ‘fashion’. Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): from the Yiddish personal name Modl, a pet form of Mordecai.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Godel, Moder, Medel, Bogel, Morel, Boden, Kozel, Adel, Oder, Hodel