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Edited by Patrick Hanks

in Dictionary of American Family Names

Published in print January 2003 | ISBN: 9780195081374
Published online January 2006 | e-ISBN: 9780195188417
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1. Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): ornamental name from Yiddish first ‘prince’.

2. Americanized form of German Fürst (see Furst).

Reference Entry.  20 words. 

Subjects: Names Studies

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