Re: Given Name variations: Heitzel/Hodel/Heitze #general


Reply to Beatrice:

According to "Jewish Personal Names" compiled by the late Rabbi Shmuel
Gorr, edited by Chaim Freedman, "Hodel" and "Hodil," as well as "Hoda,"
"Hoddeh," "Hodiah," etc. are derivations of the biblical name Hadassah.

Shabbat Shalom,

Henriette Moed Roth
Los Angeles, CA

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