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    Епанешникова

    Can anybody tell me anything about the name Епанешникова transliterated as Yepaneshnikova?

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    ЕПАНЕШНИКОВ

    По Унбегауну от профессии того, кто шьет плащи, епанча
    – вид плаща.

    Most likely this surname comes from profession's name. “Epaneshnik” is a tailor who sews “епанча” (“epancha”).
    “Epancha” is an old-fashioned kind of mantle.
    “Epaneshnikov” is a son of “Epaneshnik".

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