JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen Re: Tuvia/Tewel #general
Perets Mett <p.mett@...>
Diane Frankel wrote:
It has been my experience in doing my family's research that theNot quite.
Tevl an Tuvia are distinct names.
Tevl (however spelt) is used in Yiddish as a kinui for the Hebrew
David - hence Dovid Tevl.
Tuvia is a corruption of the hebrew name Tovia.
The names amy have been used interchangeably in more recent generations.
Perets Mett, London
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