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Origin and popularity of the name MAHLER

Origin

Mahler : German and Jewish (Ashkenazic) (also Mähler); Danish: occupational name for a painter especially a painter of stained glass from an agent derivative of German malen to paint (Middle High German mālen Old High German mālōn ‘to mark’ from māl ‘point mark’).

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

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Geographic distribution of the 28,354 individuals with the name MAHLER on Geneanet.

 

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    (264 individuals)

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