Hazanavicius
Does someone know the meaning of this surname ? I have no idea of the background, sorry.Thanks in advance,Andria.
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The -vicius ending tells us that the name comes from Lithuania, though it's just a version of the Slavic patronymic ending. Hazan is probably Jewish, the Hebrew for "cantor", he (always HE) who does the fancy singing in the synagogue. Fascinating name! It must be very rare. I'd love to know the history of a family that had this name.
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