Re: Name of Marrero possibly Marrano from Puerto Rico. Possibly Jewish? #latinamerica #names


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Marrero is not a derivation of Marrano (pork). Marrero is a Spanish occupational surname of the person who makes or sells sledgehammers.
Jews have made of occupational surnames a strong category only surpassed by patronymics.
Alejandro T. Rubinstein

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