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Subject: Re: Horowitz
Author: Christo   (guest)
Date: April 24, 2005 at 10:40 PM
Reply to: Horowitz by Sean Foglai

I suppose that it is a Jewish name from East Europe.

In some Slavic languages (Chech, Ukrainian) there is a consonant change G -> H. So, that name might come from the word "gora/hora" meaning "mountain" and might be a translation, e.g., of the German name Bergman.

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  • Horowitz - Sean Foglai  Apr 24 2005, 12:33 PM
    • Re: Horowitz - Christo  Apr 24 2005, 10:40 PM