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Ashkenazi Name Meaning

Jewish: nickname applied by Jews in Slavic countries for a Jew from Germany; it was also used to denote a Yiddish-speaking Jew who had settled in an area where non-Ashkenazic Jews were in the majority. Ashkenaz is a Biblical place name (Genesis 10:3, Jeremiah 51: 27), etymologically related to Greek Skythia ‘Scythia’. However, since the 9th century ad, if not earlier, it has been applied to Germany.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

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Ashkenazi Family Origin

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Ashkenazi Family Occupations

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John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
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James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
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