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Updated June 9, 2019

Family name origins & meanings

  • German and Jewish (Ashkenazic) : metonymic occupational name for a fisherman or fish seller, or a nickname for someone thought to resemble a fish, from Middle High German visch ‘fish’. As a Jewish name it is also an ornamental name.

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