Gesher Galicia SIG #Galicia Naming a newborn after a sibling who died earlier #galicia


Abuwasta Abuwasta
 

Dear Genners and Galicianers,
I am searching my maternal family KOENIGSBUCH from
Brzesko, Galicia and am making a steady progress.
Recently I came twice across a phenomenon of a
child(male) which died very early,within a year from
birth, and then the next child which was born was
given the same name.
I would like to hear how common such custom was,if at
all.
Thanks.
Jacob Rosen
Jerusalem

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