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Scrooge was the name of the character in the story. When someone is now called a scrooge, it is because they demonstrate Ebenezer Scrooge like characteristics, ie, being stingy.

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Q: Why in A Christmas Carol Scrooge is named Ebenezer Scrooge?
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