What is the meaning of the German surname "Wiesch"? I actually want Wieschhaus, but the haus seems easy.

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    Hall -- what have you managed to discover so far and where?
    – user6485
    Commented Dec 5, 2018 at 6:28
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    Random guess if this from eastern germany - it could come from Polish Wieś (village).
    – Bregalad
    Commented Dec 5, 2018 at 13:11

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Hans Bahlow (trans. Edda Gentry): German Names under Wischer says this is a Westphalian variant of Wiese "meadow", and mentions the spelling variant Wiesche.

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