Subject: My family's surnames--multiple ethnic origins
Author: molly   (Authenticated as molly)
Date: March 25, 2007 at 8:43 PM

This is my first time on this board (I'm a regular over on Name Games, lol), but the information here is great! I have family all over the place, and I was wondering about some of the meanings and histories of our surnames. I'll give the ethnic origin as precisely as I know it.

Muhler - Believe this was changed from Mühler; how would Muhler, Mühler, and Mueller be pronounced in German? What is the regional origin of the name?
Aguirre - Spanish/Basque
Avilés - Spanish/Basque
Fukuda - Japanese
Kenolio - Hawaiian
Crowley - English/Scottish
Baumgartner - Swiss German
Mountain - English/Irish
Greenlee - English/Irish
Gilsennan - Irish
Shumway - ?
Fraux / Frau - French

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