Americanisation of Hebrew Names #general
Nigel Wilson <wilsonettes@...>
Can anyone help with name changes?
I have traced family with the names Moritz, Nechame, Rifka, Yirl,
Sima and Naftali.
Moritz became Morris.
Nechame is a mystery - I have been advised it could have been changed
Rifka became Beckie.
Yirl is a mystery.
Sima - I have been advised it could have been changed to Pearl, Celia
Naftali - is a mystery.
Any ideas would be most welcome.
Patricia Wilson (Israel)
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