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Origin and popularity of the name WERT


Wert : 1: German: topographic name for someone who lived on a river island or on a riverbank or on a patch of dry land in a fen all of which were senses of the Middle High German term wert werder.2: North German: occupational name for an innkeeper from Middle Low German wert; alternatively a nickname with the meaning ‘husband master of the house’.3: German: habitational name from any of the places called Werd Werth and Wörth.4: Jewish (Ashkenazic): artificial name from German Wert ‘value’.


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

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