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Pomerantz Name Meaning

German: metonymic occupational name for an importer or seller of bitter (Seville) oranges, Middle High German pomeranz (medieval Latin pomarancia, composed of the elements arancia, the name imported with the fruit. Compare Naranjo, with the explanatory Latin word pomum ‘apple’, ‘fruit’). Jewish (Ashkenazic): from Yiddish pomerants ‘orange’ (German Pomeranze), one of the many ornamental names taken from plants.

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


Similar surnames: Marantz, Pomeranz, Poertner, Pomerenke, Porath, Hohertz, Portz

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Pomerantz Family Origin

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Pomerantz Family Occupations

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Pomerantz Historical Records

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Pomerantz Life Expectancy

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Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Pomerantz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Pomerantz in 1952 was 48, and 82 in 2004.

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