The distinguished German surname Rassmann is derived from the Greek term "erasmos," meaning "loved," and was initially used as a
. It was most likely originally borne as a surname by the son of someone named Rassmann or a variation of it.
The surname Rassmann was first found in Hessen, where the name was closely identified in the early period of history with the
society which would become prominent throughout Europe. The name was first seated in Frankfort from about the 14th century, and would later emerge as an influential noble family, having many distinguished branches, and well known for its involvement in social, economic and political affairs.
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of this family name include: Rasmusson, Rasmus, Asmus, Eras, Rasem, Asam, Asum, Rassmann, Assmann, Raes, Raskin, Rasmussen, Asmussen, Asmusson, Erasmi, Erasmus, Ausmus, Assman and many more.