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  • Nobel Prize in Literature 1958 Boris Leonidovich Pasternak (1890 - 1960)
    Родился 30 января старого стиля (см. метрику), что соответствует 11 февраля нового стиля, а не 10. К. К. Андреев ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------...
  • Joseph Herman Pasternak (1901 - 1991)
    Joseph Herman "Joe" Pasternak (September 19, 1901 – September 13, 1991) was an Hungarian-born American film producer in Hollywood. Contents [show] Early life[edit] Born to a Jewish family in Szilág...
  • Leonid Osipovich Pasternak (1862 - 1945)
    Leonid Osipovich Pasternak (born Yitzhok-Leib, or Isaak Iosifovich, Pasternak; Russian: Леони́д О́сипович Пастерна́к, 3 April 1862 N.S. – 31 May 1945) was a Russian post-impressionist painter. He was...
  • Pasternak (deceased)
  • Pasternak (deceased)

About the Pasternak surname

PASTERNAK

MANY JEWISH FAMILY NAMES WERE ORIGINALLY PERSONAL NICKNAMES.

THE JEWISH SURNAME PASTERNAK MEANS PARSNIP IN YIDDISH AND IN SLAVONIC LANGUAGES. THE TERM IS DERIVED FROM THE LATIN PASTINACA.

ORIGINALLY THE FAMILY NAME WAS EITHER A PERSONAL NICKNAME OR AN OCCUPATIONAL NAME DESIGNATING A GROWER OR SELLER OF PARSNIPS.

DISTINGUISHED 20TH-CENTURY BEARERS OF THE JEWISH SURNAME PASTERNAK INCLUDE THE RUSSIAN POET AND NOVELIST BORIS LEONIDOVICH PASTERNAK (1890- 1960), WINNER OF THE NOBEL PRIZE IN 1958. Copyright © Beth Hatefutsoth=