Name Equivalents #general


Sy Pearlman
 

What is the English equivalent of GNESZE and ELSTER? I assume they are women's
names.
Sy Pearlman

Also searching for PEARLMAN, ROSACHOTSKY, SKOVRONEK, RACHWALOFSKI,
BIRNBACH, TREITELMAN, MINTZER, CHAIT, KUNOFSKY, GOLD, LEVINE

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