Fasnacht Family History
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Fasnacht Name Meaning
South German and Swiss German: from Fastnacht ‘Shrovetide carnival’, ‘Shrove Tuesday’ (literally ‘fast eve’); probably, like Fasching, it was a nickname for a lively, exuberant person or someone born between Christmas and Lent, in particular on Shrove Tuesday.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press