JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen Re: Male given name "Herschel Leib" in 19th Century Lithuania #general


In a message dated 9/13/2006, HeyJudy123@... writes:

< . . . the common pairing of Yiddish/ Hebrew would be "Herschel-Tzvi" or

==The common pairing of Leib (>from Loeb [Ger], Lion [Eng]) is with Aryeh (Heb
for Lion) or with Yehuda (whose kinnuy is Aryeh or Loeb)

==Leib, >from German Lebe (=live) is occasionally coupled with Heb. Chaim
(=live) but the Yehuda/Arye coupling is by far the more common

Michael Bernet, New York

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