Seckel Family History
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Seckel Name Meaning
German: metonymic occupational name for a maker of purses from Middle High German seckel ‘purse’. North German: metonymic occupational name for a sickle maker, from Middle Low German sekele ‘sickle’. South German: nickname from a diminutive of Middle High German sack ‘sack’.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Steckel, Sickel, Gockel, Beckel, Necker, Seckler, Ecker, Pickel