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Name Trachtenberg
Type Surname (ornamental & from location)
Usage German, Jewish
Scripts טרכטנברג(Hebrew) טראַכֿטנבערג(Yiddish) Трахтенберг(Russian, Ukrainian)
Pronounced Pron. TRAK-tən-bərg(American English)
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Meaning & History

Could mean either mean "mountain of thoughts", from Yiddish trakhtn (טראַכטן) "to think" and berg "mountain" or "mountain of costumes", from German tracht "to wear, carry" and berg "mountain". Also indicated origin from Trachtenberg-now Żmigród-in Silesia
Added 5/22/2021 by Jenkowelten