Martha Lev-Zion <martha@...>
On 08 Aug 2007 "Benyamin Behle <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
1. the name BEHLE sources ?According to Lars Menk's magnificent book, "A Dictionary of German
Jewish Surnames", BEHLER comes >from the female given name Behla. I
would assume your name probably comes >from the same source.
2. how this name came to my family ?Probably a surname taken >from a female ancestor.
3. is it possible to find out, if there are more JewishYou should register your name[s] in the JGFF so that other people can
find you should they be looking for like names. I couldn't get in
there to check for you.
Martha Lev-Zion Israel Genealogical Society - Negev <email@example.com>