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Updated June 9, 2019

Family name origins & meanings

  • German and Jewish (Ashkenazic) : habitational name for someone from any of the various places so named.
  • Jewish (Ashkenazic) : ornamental name from German Watte ‘wadding’, ‘cotton’ + Berg ‘montain’, ‘hill’.

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