Chaim/Hirschel give name #general


Martin Fischer
 

Is the Yiddish given name Hirschel equivalent to the Hebrew name Chaim?

I am trying to determine whether someone who was identified in early 1800s
Kempen, Posen, Prussia, records as Hirschel would have been listed on a late
1800s tombstone as the father of a deceased son in St. Louis, Mo., as Chaim.

Martin Fischer
Oak Park, Illinois, USA

The Fischer and Levin family history Web site is at:
http://mefischer1.home.comcast.net

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