Trachtenberg Family History
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Trachtenberg Name Meaning
Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): ornamental name of uncertain origin; -berg ‘mountain’, ‘hill’ is a very common ornamental ending of Yiddish surnames; Trachten-, however, is unclear. It may derive from Yiddish trakhtn ‘to think’ or German Tracht ‘costume’, ‘(national) dress’.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Lichtenberg, Reichenberg, Frankenberg, Schoenberg, Gartenberg