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The surname Aronowitz is derived from a proud symbol of ancient Jewish culture. Before the late Middle Ages, people were known only by a single name. However, as the population increased and travelers set out on their journeys, it became necessary for people to adopt a second name to identify themselves. Jewish hereditary surnames were adopted from a variety of different sources. Two of the most common types of Jewish family names are patronymic surnames, which are derived from the father's given name, and metronymic surnames, which are derived from the mother's given name. The surname Aronowitz is a patronymic surname, which comes from the Hebrew given name Aharon. Traditionally, this surname is believed to have derived from the Hebrew word har-on, which means mountain of strength.

Aronowitz Early Origins




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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Analysis of immigration records indicates that some of the first North American immigrants bore the name Aronowitz or a variant listed above:

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Contemporary Notables of the name Aronowitz (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Aronowitz (post 1700)



  • Steven R. Aronowitz, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 2000, 2008
  • Karen Aronowitz, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Florida, 2008
  • Stanley Aronowitz (b. 1933), American professor of sociology
  • Robert Allan Aronowitz (b. 1953), American physician, medical historian and author of "Making Sense of Illness, and Unnatural History: Breast Cancer and American Society"
  • Milton Aronowitz, American college football head coach
  • Alfred "Al" Gilbert Aronowitz (1928-2005), American rock journalist
  • Cecil Aronowitz (1916-1978), British violist, founding member of the Melos Ensemble

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    Other References

    1. Humble, Richard. The Fall of Saxon England. New York: Barnes and Noble, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-88029-987-8).
    2. Fairbairn. Fairbain's book of Crests of the Families of Great Britain and Ireland, 4th Edition 2 volumes in one. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1968. Print.
    3. Mills, A.D. Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-19-869156-4).
    4. MacAulay, Thomas Babington. History of England from the Accession of James the Second 4 volumes. New York: Harper and Brothers, 1879. Print.
    5. Thirsk, Joan. The Agrarian History of England and Wales. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press: 7 Volumes. Print.
    6. Magnusson, Magnus. Chambers Biographical Dictionary 5th edition. Edinburgh: W & R Chambers, 1990. Print.
    7. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin, Eds. Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
    8. Reaney P.H and R.M. Wilson. A Dictionary of English Surnames. London: Routledge, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-415-05737-X).
    9. Shaw, William A. Knights of England A Complete Record from the Earliest Time to the Present Day of the Knights of all the Orders of Chivalry in England, Scotland, Ireland and Knights Bachelors 2 Volumes. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print. (ISBN 080630443X).
    10. Burke, Sir Bernard. General Armory Of England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today. Print.
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    The Aronowitz Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Aronowitz Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

    This page was last modified on 2 October 2015 at 13:30.

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