Origin of Kientzel
I am currently doing a serach for the name 'Kientzel'. I was told it is a Jewish name and was wondering if anyone has seen this name or has any information as to how one might find the answer?Thank you ever so much :)
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Kientzel is a regional variant of German Küntzel which is derived from Konrad whose origin you'll find at http://www.ancestry.com/name-origin?surname=konrad.
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In addition may I ask how you found this information?
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Kien(t)zel is a variant of Kien(t)zle whose origin can be traced back to Konrad starting from http://www.ancestry.com/name-origin?surname=kienzle. You'll also find the same information in Bahlow's Dictionary of German Names.
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Thank you that is very helpful. If you have any advice as to further proceed in researching this I would be grateful.
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Can you tell me more specifically what you're looking for?
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