Schimmelpfennig Family History
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Schimmelpfennig Name Meaning
German: nickname for a miser who lets his pennies become moldy, from schimmeln ‘to become moldy, mildewy’ (Middle High German schimel ‘mildew’) + Pfennig ‘penny’ (Middle High German phenninc).
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Schimmel, Schilling, Schiefer, Schelling, Himmelreich, Himmelstein