I have an ancestor named Christine! (That was in the Pfalz, and she
later used Caroline.)
Joseph is a bit different, having been one of the 12 tribes, and the one
who went down into Egypt, etc. There are also saints named David and Jude.
Roger Lustig Princeton, NJ USA research coordinator, GerSIG
On 4/23/2015 5:45 PM, Christine Crawford-Oppenheimer wrote off list about
Jewish families using non-traditional given names.