Re: Romanian Jewish Name #romania
I would like to add an additional question.toggle quoted messageShow quoted text
My mother was a Goldenberg whose family came >from Rumania and I recently
found out >from a recently discovered distant cousin that the family really
came >from Belarus via Odessa. In my own separate research I discovered that
the vast majority of families named Goldenberg seemed to come >from Romania
with about 20% >from elsewhere, mostly Russia.
So, because Yiddish was very entrenched in Romania and that is where the
Yiddish theater grew, the question arose in my mind about the possibility
that Gold-"en"-berg is a "Yiddishified" version of Goldberg, the more common
surname found outside Romania and rarely found in Romania.
Probably pure imagination on my part, but I thought to ask.
Sorin Goldenberg wrote:
It is known that a substantial percentage of Romanian jews have got