Re: -ov ending on surnames #sephardic


David & Diana Laufer <dlaufer@...>
 

Elaine Bush wrote:
I find this discussion interesting. My FRUMHOFF family was most
likely FRUMOV.

Another possibility is that HOFF is the German/Yiddish word for a
courtyard. And FRUM is Yiddish for 'religious'. So FRUMHOFF
could have been the owner of a place where some religious
activities took place.

David Laufer
Sydney

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