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Trachtenberg Name Meaning

Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): ornamental name of uncertain origin; -berg ‘mountain’, ‘hill’ is a very common ornamental ending of Yiddish surnames; Trachten-, however, is unclear. It may derive from Yiddish trakhtn ‘to think’ or German Tracht ‘costume’, ‘(national) dress’.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Lichtenberg, Reichenberg, Frankenberg, Schoenberg, Gartenberg

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Trachtenberg Family Occupations

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Trachtenberg Life Expectancy

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Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Trachtenberg life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Trachtenberg in 1960 was 53, and 82 in 2004.

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