family name meanings #names


Carol Sage-Silverstein
 

My maiden name is Wahrsager (variant is Varzager, Warsager, Voorsager).  It means soothsayer or fortune teller.  However I believe that Jews are prohibited from fortune telling so I'm curious to how that name came to be.  The origins are in Bendzin and Lvov area (Sambor, Turka, Skole).  Any ideas?

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