Lengyel Family History
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Lengyel Name Meaning
Hungarian and Jewish (from Hungary): ethnic name for a Pole, lengyel ‘Polish’. The name was used to denote not only ethnic Poles but also Polish speakers and people who had lived in Poland. The family name is fairly frequent amongst western Ashkenazic Jews from the former Austro-Hungarian province of Galicia.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press