Re: given name Grisha #general

Nick <tulse04-news@...>

< Ernieschu@... > wrote:

I am wondering about the name Grisha. I presume it is a Russian name. Can
anyone tell me what the Yiddish and English equivalents might be?
This site is by a Gregory, who says that Grisha is a common Russian nickname
for Gregory.

So English Gregory, Yiddish who knows

According to

Transformation of Jewish Given Names in the USSR or Yiddish/Soviet
adaptation (names equavalency is based on my best knowledge of real people names)

Nick Landau
London, UK

COHNREICH (Anklam, Germany Krajenka, Poland) ATLAS (Wielkie Oczy (near
Lvov/Lemberg), Poland)
WECHSLER(Schwabach, Germany) KOHN (Wallerstein and Kleinerdlingen,Germany)
LANDAU/FREDKIN(Gomel, Mogilev, Belarus)

Hebrew/Yiddish name Hirsh, Hersh, Khersh, Gersh, Girsh
Soviet adaptation Gregory
Diminutive Grisha, Grishka, Grishunja

MODERATOR NOTE: The second link that Nick provided
( also give you the link to the
"Jewish Given Names" InfoFile on JewishGen, located at:

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