Subject: Re: Morgenster
Author: Roger Z   (guest)
Date: April 16, 2007 at 4:18:12 AM
Reply to: Morgenster by Auriel
I have heard the name Morgenstern, a German name, and this is the German word for "morning star". Maybe the n got lost? Those people in Ellis Island were writing names in English by how the arriving immigrants pronounced them. Many European names were corrupted because of this.
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