JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen Re: Hirsch/Hershel/Zvi/ Naphtali Herz. #general

Leonardo Herzenberg <cherzenb@...>

So the notion that the "Herz" component in the name Naphtali-Herz
represents "heart" is almost certainly mistaken; while the notion that
Hirsch/Hershel = Herz/Herzl is certainly correct, as long as we
understand that in this case Herz is simply another spelling for a male
Judith Romney Wegner
In my family the story goes that when the last names became a requirement,
the name Hirschenberg, with the Naftali connection, was erroneously
transcribed into Herzenberg by a government clerk,

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