JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen Re: Statistical equilvalent of the name Jerome #general


Stan Goodman <SPAM_FOILER@...>
 

On Sun, 27 Mar 2005 13:14:12 UTC, bshani@online.no (Benzy Shani) opined:

Hello Group,

Yes, we all know that there are no rules regarding the "pairings" of Jewish
and local civil names. Yes, some chose names that shared an initial; some
chose names that shared meaning; some chose names that shared general sound;
some chose names that shared nothing evident. But - let's face it - some
names are paired more often than others. Would anyone have input as to what
could have been such a statistical equivalent to the name Jerome, in New
York, in th e'20s and '30s?
Bearing the statistical qualification in mind, I would be fairly sure that
the answer is "Yirmiya", Jeremiah. "Jeremiah" has a lot more going for it
than a first initial -- the two share all their consonants.

--
Stan Goodman, Qiryat Tiv'on, Israel

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