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Is Faust a Jewish name?

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Is Faust a Jewish name?

Posted: 23 Jul 2007 12:17PM GMT
Classification: Query
Surnames: Faust
How do I prove that a name/ancestory is of the Jewish roots? It doesn't matter to me in which it turns.
My mother-in-law says she is but has no proof.
I would like to put this claim to rest. She assumes cause it sounds Jewish it is. I don't know exactly where the Faust orginated from but they were in Berks, Dauphin & Northumberland counties in Pa in the 1700's till now. Most of all the Faust were buried in Methodist and Lutheran cemetaries.
I thought that most Jewish people that came to America came for the freedom to practice their religion? Were their alot of converts to Christianity?
My mother-in-law was raised in a Christian faith with no Jewish roots to be told of.
Where do I search to prove this claim?
SubjectAuthorDate Posted
kimberlyrice8... 23 Jul 2007 6:17PM GMT 
mensa73 24 Jul 2007 8:40PM GMT 
sailortech 24 Jul 2007 9:23PM GMT 
universallove... 8 Sep 2011 1:18AM GMT 
@@TWFAUST@aol... 21 Sep 2011 1:11PM GMT 
bg_ott132 8 Oct 2011 9:23AM GMT 
sfaust49 1 Aug 2013 11:42PM GMT 
sfoust82 1 Oct 2013 11:03PM GMT 
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