Re: Meaning of the name MOLTIANER #general


it's only a guess, but the similarity between MOLTIANER and Moldova may be a clue,
especially if the family moved away >from Moldova. (and in the absence of town names
in that area, beginning with "mol-".)

....... tom klein, toronto

Michael Waas <> wrote:
Following up on the recent discussion the name BOLKER, I figured I would try
resending this question again after a long period of time. My great-great
grandfather Abraham SPEIGEL (born in Tulchin in Vinnitsia) was originally surnamed
MOLTIANER. >from what I can tell >from the name and its variants, they seem to all
be centered around the modern Ukranian-Moldovian border.

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