German SIG #Germany Re: names #germany


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In a message dated 5/27/2006 1:09:40 P.M. Eastern Standard Time,
trovato@verizon.net writes:
"...my g-g-g-grandfather Salomon LUSTIG) and/or his son's name was Scholim"

==I don't think they're necessarily the same name.
Salomon = Shlomo in Hebrew Scholim = Shalom in Hebrew
==The two names in their various forms were sometimes used interchangeably,
the one as the Shem Hakodesh, the other as secular name. Scholim was more
commonly Scholem in the Germanic world.
==We have many such confusing name pairs; the most confusing is probably
Eli'ezer and Elazar

Michael Bernet, New York

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