JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen Re: Given Name "Jon" from Boguslav #general


On Dec. 27,03 Steve Orlen ( asked what the Yiddish
or Hebrew name might have been for someone named "Jon,"

Probably the first name of Mr. Orlen's great-great grandfather, who lived in
Boguslav near Kiev, was "Iona."

I suggest this name in part because the son of my maternal grandfather's
brother, Iosif BELKOWSKY was named Iona. "My" Iona taught physics in a high school
in Berdichev and later moved to Kiev.

Naomi Fatouros (nee FELDMAN)
Bloomington, Indiana
Researching: BELKOWSKY and BIELKOWSKY, Odessa,St. Petersburg and
Berdichev;ROTHSTEIN, Kremenchug; FELDMAN, Pinsk; SCHUTZ, RETTIG, WAHL, Shcherets; LEVY,
WEIL, Mulhouse; SAS or SASS,Podwolochisk; RAPOPORT, Tarnopol, Podwolochisk,
Berdichev; BEHAM, Salok and Kharkov; WOLPIANSKY, Ostryna.

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