Re: Female name - Nutta ? #galicia


Michelle Frager <lulu_brooks@...>
 

Dear Fran Segall et al:

Here are two possibilities >from Anita Diamant's "The New Jewish
Baby Book":

= Nadya: >from "dowry"; she says it's common in Israel
= Netta/Netia: meaning "a plant".


Michelle Frager, NYC



--- Fran Segall <Fran_Segall@netzero.net> wrote:

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My g-father's sister's tombstone reads Chai-yud-hay
Nun-yud-tov-hay bat
....... First name is obviously Chaya. Any ideas on the
"middle name"?
I've heard of the name Nuta or Nutta, but only for a male
(often winds up
as something like Nathan).

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