JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen Re: Gitel #general

Moshe Shulman <MosheNOSPAM@...>

On 21 Nov 2000 18:56:09 -0800, wrote:
There have recently been several postings about name origins. One on 11/20
mentioned Daniel as being Gedalia in Hebrew. Is it possible that Gitel is
the feminine version of Gedalia? If not, what is the original of Gitel?
Gedalia means 'G-d is great', Gitel is Yiddish and comes >from the word
'Git' meaning 'good'.

moshe shulman

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