JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen Re: "Schei" = Shaye (Yeshayahu) #general


Richard Mateles <rmateles@...>
 

Shai is also a common Israeli first name, which is not short for Yeshaiyahu,
but is the Hebrew word for "gift."

Rich Mateles


Judith Romney Wegner wrote in message ...

Subject: Schei as a first name
Schei (pronounced like English "shy") would be the German transliteration
for the name more familiar to us as "Shaye" in English transliteration.

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