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Re: the origin of PUSKAS
His family name is an abridgment: He was born Ferenc Purczeld, but when nationalism swept Hungary in 1935, German ancestry was not a good thing to have. But still, Puszkasz seems to be a genuine Hungarian name, though I don't know what it means... Perhaps it is a borrowing from Polish after all: it resembles Puszkarz, a surname that means 'gunsmith'.
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