JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen Re: The Name Fagel #general

Stan Goodman <geneal@...>

Actually, "Fegel/Feigel/Faigel" and other variants represent German "Vogel"
(=bird). It is not the diminutive of anything.

On Thu, 1 Jan 1970 01:59:59, debjkay@... (debjkay) wrote:

Yes, there is a name, Fegel, and it means little bird, it is my middle
name, and I beleive it is adiminuitive of Faiga.

Debra Kay
Simi Valley, Ca

Yonasan Shapiro < shapie@... > wrote:

Is there a name Fagel or is it a variant of Fayga??? I say it is a name
by itself while someone in my shul disagrees.
Please enlighten me.

Yonasan Shapiro
Bayonne, NJ

Stan Goodman, Qiryat Tiv'on, Israel

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