JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen Re: Named for More than One Person? #general


ben-ari <yrcdi@...>
 

My eldest son, Chaim Zvi, is name after two greatgrandfathers, one was Chaim
the other Zvi.

Yoni Ben-Ari

----- Original Message -----
From: "Fran Segall" < FranSegall@comcast.net >
To: "JewishGen Discussion Group" < jewishgen@lyris.jewishgen.org >
Sent: Thursday, March 10, 2005 2:55 AM
Subject: Named for More than One Person?

Could someone please tell me if Jewish children are ever given a given-name for
more than one person? My Hebrew name is Feige. My mother's grandmother and my
father's grandmother were both named Feige. Both died many years before my birth,
although I don't know the years. I have no way to know which one I was named for,
but is it possible or likely that the intention was to honor both?

Fran Segall
Manassas, VA
FranSegall@comcast.net

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