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Gershowitz Name Meaning

Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): variant, under Russian influence (Russian having no h), of Herschowitz, a patronymic from Hersh, a dialect variant of Hirsch 2.

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


Similar surnames: Hershkowitz, Herskowitz, Herskovitz, Berkowitz, Aronowitz, Moscowitz

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Gershowitz Family Occupations

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Gershowitz Historical Records

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Gershowitz Life Expectancy

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Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Gershowitz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2003, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Gershowitz in 1955 was 55, and 79 in 2004.

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