Re: Translation of a name #belarus
Ida & Joseph Schwarcz <idayosef@...>
Ida is Greek! It was a very high class name at the turn of the century.toggle quoted messageShow quoted text
When I was born, 1930, the German Jews were no longer naming their girls
Ida, but many Eastern European immigrants considered it a very high status
name for a girl whose Hebrew name was Haya.
Ida Selavan Schwarcz
From: MarkGrekin [mailto:markgrekin@...]
Sent: Wednesday, October 25, 2000 7:43 AM
To: JewishGen Discussion Group
Subject: Re: Translation of a name
<< From: <mouallem@...>
I just recently found out my Hebrew name and cannot find a translationI have an aunt (still alive, born 1916) whose given name is Itta and she
is known among friends under Russified name Ida.