Re: Given name Koona? #general
Edward Andelman <andelman@...>
In my family, the names Chuna/Elchuna/Juda (1800s--gg/uncles/cousins andtoggle quoted messageShow quoted text
Elka my gg/mother are frequently given on the maternal side. Julius
seems to have been used in the 1900s relating back to those ancestors
and I was named Eleanore.
As has been expressed before, anglicized names weren't necessarily exact
adaptations. Sometimes the first letter or even "sound" of a Yiddish
name was used. And then again the only reference to the relative being
remembered is the given Yiddish name; there isn't any set rule.
E. Jeanne Blitzer Andelman
Mielnitza/Mielnica, Galicia, Austria, now Mel'nitza
Podolskaya,Ukraine--FLEISCHMAN, REITER, BLITZER, ZUKER-REINSTEIN
Kudrynce, Bukovina, Austria, now Kudrintsy, Ukraine--REINSTEIN,
recently discovered ketubah for my great grandmother Clara Rachlin