Origin of the name "KATZOFF" #general

Yonatan Ben-Ari

Most sources give the Hebrew version (**not** Yiddish) of KATZAV which means
butcher. Someone in my family believes that in a Slavic language it has
something to do with lumber, which was ancestors' profession (rather that

Can anyone confirm the lumber connection?


Shavua Tov

Yoni Ben-Ari (Katzoff), Jerusalem

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