Re: Meaning of the name MOLTIANER #general
Not quite, I found it the name refers to an old name of Wallachia, but in the righttoggle quoted messageShow quoted text
neighborhood! Makes sense now.
I am aware that the majority of Jews in Southern Romania for most of its history
were Sephardim. I do not think that this ancestral family of mine is Sephardic but
I am curious to know if anyone knows of large movements of Ashkenazim post-18th
century to areas in the Russian Pale out of Ottoman Wallachia.
Thanks for all the help I received!
it's only a guess, but the similarity between MOLTIANER and Moldova may be a clue,