Re: Given name Rayler #general

tom klein <jewishgen@...>

1) She may have been given a version of the Spanish name "reina" ("queen"),
which occurs in various spellings and forms.

2) As the firstborn girl in a Sefardi family, I believe the custom is to name
her after her maternal grandmother. (the first boy would be named for
the paternal grandfather, etc.) although i'm sure there will be plenty of
exceptions to any "rule".

Tom Klein, Toronto

"Henry Best" <henry.best1@...> wrote:
My grandmother was registered at birth with the given name Rayler,

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