Re: Question about SHAPIRO ancestries #rabbinic

Dan Rottenberg <dan@...>


The short answer is: All those spellings derive >from the same root,
which is Spira -- meaning >from the town of Speyer. And they're
probably (but not definitely) all connected to that famous rabbinic

Good luck!

Dan Rottenberg
Philadelphia PA

On Jan 7, 2018, at 8:51 AM, David E Goldman lugman@...
...I am aware that there was a famous rabbinical family in
Poland that included rabbis with that name. Now the issue is whether
this means my family's descent >from that rabbinical family since
spellings of the last name varied among SHAPIRO, SHAPIRA, SPIRO and

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