Scripts גאָרפֿינקל(Hebrew, Yiddish)
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Contributor Contrib.jfifles on 5/11/2018
From גאָרפֿינקל (gorfinkl), "carbuncle" in Yiddish, which in turns derives from German Karfunkel. A notable bearer of this surname is Art Garfunkel.Carbuncle is an archaic term for a number of red gemstones, usually red garnet.