Gesher Galicia SIG #Galicia GRUNER surname #galicia
Saul Zeichner <Saulzee@...>
Joe is correct in stating that Gruener is an anglicization of thetoggle quoted messageShow quoted text
German umlaut Gruner. However, Gruner is derived >from the base name
Grun and it is a name common throughout Galicia and according to
Beider's book, Jewish Surnames of Galicia, is an artificial name
probably assigned by a clerk when Jews were mandated to take on
hereditary surnames and is a German word for the color green.
Researching ZEICHNER >from Kolomea; STUPP >from Sadagura;
DIVAK >from Grodno and KASHARSKY >from Kamenka.
Joe Hirschfield <JOECYP@...> wrote...
Gruener is a variation of Gruner where an umlaut over the "u" would