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Updated June 9, 2019

Family name origins & meanings

  • German : variant of Abt.
  • Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic) : habitational name from Apt, the Yiddish name of Opatów in Kielce voivodeship, Poland. The place name (in German, Yiddish, and Polish) is from a root meaning ‘abbot’, the place having been named for the local abbey.

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