Ellenbogen Family History
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Ellenbogen Name Meaning
German: topographic name for someone who lived by a bend in a river, from Middle High German el(l)enboge ‘elbow’, or habitational name from any of several places named Ellenbogen or Ehlenbogen from this word. Jewish (Ashkenazic): ornamental name from German Ellenbogen ‘elbow’ (see 1).
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press