Hirschberg Family History
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Hirschberg Name Meaning
German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): habitational name from any of several places named Hirschberg, from Middle High German hirz ‘deer’, ‘stag’ + berg ‘hill’, ‘mountain’, for example in Thuringia, North Rhine-Westphalia, or in western Poland (Jelenia Góra). In some instances the German surname may be topographic, from the same elements. Jewish (Ashkenazic): ornamental name composed of German Hirsch ‘deer’ + Berg ‘mountain’, ‘hill’ (see 1 above).
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press