Carlos covered numerous reasons to use a maternal surname. The most recent
edition of the NGS Quarterly contains a family history detailing and
discussing the use of maternal surnames. While the family in this article
is not Jewish, it gives some insight into how complicated and difficult
researching families using maternal surnames can be. For those trying to
research this, it may provide some general help.
Linda Altman - Raleigh, NC
ALTMAN, >from Russia to NY City. TYRNAUER >from Hungary.
BERGMAN >from Warsaw & Sokolow-Podlaski, Poland to the UK, Israel and US.
CYBULA/CYBULKA/CYBULKO/CYBULKSI, Ostrow Maz., Siedlce,& Zambrow, Poland to
UK, and US. GOLDFINGIER, Sokolow-Podlaski, Poland. SINGER, Austria.
KRIEDBERG/KREIDBERG/KZAIBURG/KRITBERG/KRITZBERG >from Russia to US.
LIEBERMAN, Austria and Romania to US.