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Title: Atruz
Description: Sephardic surname?


Jeffrey Arkin - March 19, 2011 02:15 PM (GMT)
AtruzSephardic surname? I am researching the surname Atruz for a person who believes the family(ies) lived in France since the 1600s. She would like to find out if she has Jewish roots. I could not find Atruz listed on Les Fleurs de L'Orient surnames database. My hunch is that Atruz immigrated to France from Spain, to escape the Inquisition. I googled Atruz, and I came up with a town in Jordan. Could Atruz have been Arab Jews or Arab Muslims?
Jeff Arkin

fleurs - May 18, 2011 11:40 AM (GMT)
I could not find any in http://www.sephardicgen.com




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