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Origin and popularity of the name MAHLE


Mahle : 1: German (mainly Swabia): variant of Mahl.2: Americanized form of Norwegian Mæhle: habitational name from any of several farmsteads named Mele notably in Årdal in Rogaland from meli the dative case of Old Norse melr ‘sandbank gravel bank’. Compare Mehle and Male 9.3: Norwegian: variant of Male 8.4: Germanized form of Slovenian Male 6 and possibly also of some other similar (like-sounding) Slavic derivative of an adjective meaning ‘small little’ (see Maly).


Source : DAFN2 : Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, ©2022 by Patrick Hanks and Oxford University Press

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