Re: What would the name "GOLD" be likely to be in Russia (Belarus) in the late 1800s? #general


Meron Lavie
 

"Gold" in Russian is "zolata". I don't recall ever hearing it as a surname.

Meron Lavie

-----Original Message-----
From: Dick & Martha Forsyth [mailto:theforsyths@...]
Sent: Monday, March 26, 2012 8:50 AM

I'm trying to sort out a family or two of GOLDs - that name used in the US
and in England. But further back than that?? I find myself wondering if
searching for the surname "GOLD" is appropriate. What is likely to be the
original (Russian/Yiddish/Hebrew/whatever would have been used then around
Gomel) form of the name?

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