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since 1880
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in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Wissel

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Alt. Meaning

W is for willing, to go the extra mile

I is for inclusive, never leaving others out

S is for sensible, the practical side.

S is for scholar, the brilliant in you.

E is for exotic, no lack of spirit here!

L is for lofty, your ambitions are high!

Notable Persons With the Last Name Wissel

Adolf Wissel is a painter.


Pearl was born on April 14th, 1984 in Leiden.


Max Wissel is an athlete for the FC Basel 1893 (Superleague Formula team). Max was born on November 24th, 1989 in Alzenau.


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Popularity of Wissel as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Wissel U.S.
  White 94.71% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.78% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.71% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 1.71% 16.26%

Of Last Name Wissel

People with the last name Wissel are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Wissel

  • How Popular is the name Wissel? As a last name Wissel was the 35,057th most popular name in 2010.
  • How unique is the name Wissel? Out of 5,933,561 records in the U.S. Social Security Administration public data, the first name Wissel was not present. It is possible the name you are searching has less than five occurrences per year.
  • Weird things about the name Wissel: Your name in reverse order is Lessiw. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Lsiesw. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Wissel? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 643 people with the last name Wissel.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Wissel? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Wissel as their last name since less than 1 person in 455k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

What Wissels Have Visited This Page?

Past life for Wissel born Dec 1, 1951

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Israel approximately on 1200. Your profession was seaman, cook, and carpenter.

Your psychological profile shows you had a natural talent of psychologist and knew how to use the opportunities. Cold-blooded and calm in any situation. Your problem - to learn to love and to trust the Universe. You are bound to think, study, reflect and develop inner wisdom.

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