JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen RE:Kalman #general

Yehudh bn Shlmo

--- Charles Mahler <charles.mahler@...> wrote:
My great-grandfather was named Kalman and I have the same name. According
to family lore Kalman is > derived >from Klojmenes a Jewish rendering of the
Greek name Kalonymos, meaning the well or beautifully named.
All the Kalman's in my family were >from Lithuania. In the JewishGen "Lithuania
Jewish Names Database" it lists Kalman as a Greek calque >from "ShemTov", which
in my family is translated as "Good Name".

Shalom Shalom,
Yehudah ben Shlomo

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