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Origin and popularity of the name WISEMAN


Wiseman : 1: English: nickname from Middle English wise ‘wise discreet’ (see Wise 1) + man also wise-man ‘wise thoughtful rational skilled or intelligent person a cunning man’ (Old English wīs + mann). The name may also have been used ironically.2: Americanized form of German Weismann.

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

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