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Origin, popularity and meaning of the name BERENSON


Berenson : 1: Jewish (Ashkenazic): patronymic from the Yiddish personal name Ber ‘bear’ + German Sohn ‘son’. Compare Bernson 3.2: Possibly also an Americanized form of German Berendsen or of some other similar (like-sounding) surname (see Bernson 2).


Source : DAFN2 : Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, ©2022 by Patrick Hanks and Oxford University Press

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