Ury Link <uryl@...>
The name Jedidiah (Yud-Dalet-Yud-Dalet-Yud-He) is a common name that is
used by male and female, special in the Orient as a female name. The
source is: Shemuel B cap 14 ,24,25.:
...And she bore a son, and he called his name Solomon and the lord love
him .And he sent by the hand of Nathan the prophet, and he called his
You see it is a Biblical name. You second question is about Louis and
you give in you letter the answer. Louis is Levy and also Lieber is
Levy. ( in some cases at can be Yehuda Leib ,and Lieber come >from
Lamed-Yud-Bet the Hebrew letters for Leib) . So the Hebrew name was
Yakow ben Jedidiah and the family name is Ha-Levy.
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