My father, born in the US, listed his Hebrew name as Leivik on a document.
I have been been unable to determine if this is truly a Hebrew name. His
English name is Leo. I believe his Yiddish name may have been Leibl. His
parents emigrated >from the Ukraine. I would appreciate getting an opinion
on the name >from anyone knowledgeable about given names among Jews.
Searching: AGINSKY (Belarus; South Africa, USA); CHAIKIN (Priluki, Ukraine);
GADISH/GAIDASH/GERIS (Belarus); LECKERMAN/LAKERMAN (Priluki, Ukraine; or
Pennsylvania, USA); LIFSCHITZ (Priluki,Ukraine);
PURINSON/PURINZON/PURRINSON Priluki,Ukraine; Argentina; Israel; USA);
SLONIMSKY (Minsk, Belarus)or SLONIM (USA); SONDEK/SUNDOCK/SUNDACK (Lutzin,
Belarus; Ludza, Latvia; USA); SOKOLOFF (Priluki, Ukraine)