Re: Meaning of surname “Moshchennik” #lithuania #russia #names #translation


Thank you all.  One google result is “cobbler.”  I think this is a misunderstanding for “one who cobbles roads.”  Mike Vayser I think would agree.  I am inclined to thinking the word refers to one who cobbles things together - quick-fixing.  This would explain how a current meaning would be “fixer” in the illegal sense.  It also relates to cobbling roads- throwing rocks in the potholes. 
Thanks again.
How do you put Cyrillic characters in these posts?

Fred Millner
Trenton, NJ

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