JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen Re: Did ECHOV/ECHOU come from JACOV? #general

Stan Goodman <SPAM_FOILER@...>

On Sun, 13 Mar 2005 08:40:21 UTC, opined:

I wonder if anyone has come across the following name
ECHOV/ECHOU.My Great Great Grandmothers maiden name is listed
as this according to my Great Grand fathers death certificate, but
I cannot find this name anywhere.Is it possible it was phonetically
translated >from JACOV?

Thank you.
Maureen Mathie.
New Zealand.

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I can't help, although I wish I could. But I do want to suggest that you
add to your request a sentence or two about where the family in question was
living. It makes a difference in the kind of thing that local pronunciation
etc. does to foreign names. Seeing in the subject line, for example, that
the name was used in some specific place, where some specific language was
spoken, might even attract the attention of someone with some interest or
relevant expertise in that place or language, whereas he might otherwise
ignore it -- few of us read each and every posted message, or even most of
Stan Goodman, Qiryat Tiv'on, Israel

ISMACH: >from Lomza Gubernia, Galicia, and Ukraina
HERTANU, ABRAMOVICI, LAUER: >from Dorohoi District, Romania
GRISARU, VATARU: >from Iasi, Dorohoi, and Mileanca, Romania

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