Pasternak Family History
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Pasternak Name Meaning
Polish, Ukrainian, and Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): from Polish, Ukrainian, and eastern Yiddish pasternak ‘parsnip’ (via Middle High German from Latin pastinaca), apparently a nickname or in the case of the Jewish surname, an ornamental name.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Pasternack, Paster, Poster, Sterk, Master, Pastor, Materna, Easter