Re: Could Baruch be David? #general


Robert Israel <israel@...>
 

In article <5D1AEF66.5AD36F8F.026004C9@aol.com>, <MarilWebb@aol.com> wrote:

While we are on names, I wonder if Baruch could be David? (I can't find
my great-grandfather on any ship manifest and Baruch is the only name
that comes close to when he might have come. Any thoughts?)
There's no particular linguistic, phonetic or historical connection
between these two names. Of course it's entirely possible that Baruch
decided to change his name, and chose "David" simply because he liked
it.

Robert Israel israel@math.ubc.ca
Vancouver, BC, Canada

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