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Family name affixes are a clue for surname etymology and can sometimes determine the ethnic origin of a person. This is a partial list of affixes.

Prefixes

Arabic


Armenian

Berber

Dutch

German

Hebrew

Italian

Romanian

Welsh

Other

Suffixes

See also

References

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