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Type Surname (from occupation)
Usage Polish, Jewish
Pronounced Pron. Me-oh-dov-nik  [key]
Other Forms FormsMiodowniki, Madoff, Mokotoff

Meaning & History

The literal translation is "honey cake", from the Polish word/root surname miod, meaning "honey." An occupational surname to those in the honey business, mainly beekeepers and bakers.

Beider, Alexander. A Dictionary of Jewish Surnames from the Kingdom of Poland. Avotaynu, 1996, via
Added 9/11/2019 by jenna.lucille