JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen Re: Harris & Barnet #general


Brion Bott <brion@...>
 

My grandfather was Harris. His Jewish name was Mordka Zvi.
Brion Bott

My grandfather's name was Harris taken >from Hirsch or Zvi meaning
'deer'. When looking for his naturalization I found two other
Harris Silversteins neither of whom was him.
Paul Silverstone
New York

Harris is certainly a common Jewish surname (e.g. Rolf
of that ilk), but haven't come across it as a given name
Charles Pottins

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