were used by speakers of Old Prussian
in Prussia, on the southeastern coast of the Baltic Sea.
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PINSKER German, Prussian
Habitational name from any of several places named near Posen (Polish Poznan) and in West Prussia.
TURNBO Prussian (Modern, Rare), German (East Prussian, Modern, Rare), American (Americanized, Modern, Rare), German (Modern, Rare)
Originally the name was spelled Dornbach, meaning "thorny creek". Derived from Old High German Dorn, Turn, or Torn "thorn" and Bach meaning creek. German ancestors of this family eventually came to Pennsylvania in 1725, the name slowly started to change to Turnbach around the 1850's, reasoning unknown, and later Turnbo... [more]