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Shor may refer to:

Shor is a Jewish surname, notricon (acronym) shokhet u rav - "ritual slaughterer" and "rabbi", [1]. It means "ox" in the family named Shor that is descended from Joseph ben Isaac Bekhor Shor. Bekhor Shor means "first-born ox", which is the animal symbolic of Joseph in the biblical blessing found in Deuteronomy 33:17. Some of those with this last name are:

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  1. ^ Allen, Richard Hinckley, "STAR NAMES Their Lore and Meaning", pg 380, Dover Publications, 1899 (1963) ISBN 0-486-21079-0