Nojchenen is a diminuative for ? #general


Mel Werbach
 

I have been trying to figure out the Hebrew name for my late uncle Nat
(Nathan). The only reference I have to it is the name listed on his 1921
Polish passport. (He was emigrating >from Ukraine.) He was a child at the
time and his name was listed as Nojchenen. There is no surviving family
who can help and I have not been able so far to locate his burial place.

Is Nojchenen a diminuative for Nachum, or are there other possibilities?

In particular, is there any chance he could be Naftali? (That would help
me to make more sense of my family tree.)

Mel Werbach
Los Angeles

Researching
FRANKEL, HORENSTEIN, KOMISAR, KONFER, KORENBLIT,
VERBUKH >from Volhynia, Podolia and Kiev gubernias, Ukraine;
AUZENBERG, HALPERN, LEVINOFSKY, RUBINSKY >from Suwalki gubernia,
Poland; LEVY, MENDELSON, MISHURSKY >from Kovne gubernia, Lithuania

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