Family History and Genealogy Resources by Surname
Wise Surname Origin
A name given for the quality of wisdom.
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.
Wise Surname Meaning and Family Facts
There is more to Wise family history than the origin of your surname:
A Wise Family History Thought:
'The past isn't dead. It isn't even past.' --William Faulkner