JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen Re: Help "translate" first names: Malkiele, Rojrele #general


R.I. Mateles <rmateles@...>
 

I would speculate that they are Polish/Yiddish versions of two Hebrew names:

(1) Malkha =Queen
(2) Rahel=Rachel

The "ele" ending is a diminutive in Yiddish.

Rich Mateles

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