Last name: POST

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POST : This last name is indexed 444,948 times on Geneanet!

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POST : 1: North German Danish and Dutch: topographic name for someone who lived near a post or pole (Middle Low German Middle Dutch post from Latin postis) presumably one of some significance e.g. serving as a landmark or boundary or a habitational name from any of several places in northern Germany called Post probably from this word.2: North German Dutch and Jewish (Ashkenazic): metonymic occupational name for a messenger or mailman from post ‘mail’.3: Probably also an altered form of German Pfost.

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