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Van Tessel Surname Origin

(Origin Dutch) From Tessel or Texel, an island in North Holland.

Source: An Etymological Dictionary of Family and Christian Names With an Essay on their Derivation and Import; Arthur, William, M.A.; New York, NY: Sheldon, Blake, Bleeker & CO., 1857.




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