JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen Re: Need suggestions for alternative surname for HOFFMAN on an 1850's passenger lis #general
I suggest you try searching for first names only, within your date range.toggle quoted messageShow quoted text
Fanny/Fannie would be Vogel or Fogel in German.
That name would be fairly uncommon so will give you fewer results than
You could also try Lena and Lina.
If you find a likely match, then you can check to see who they were
I found some relations called Pezaro by using just the forename of their
I found them under the name Pizzard.
I would never have guessed that spelling and soundex for Pezaro didn't find
Henry Best [LONDON]
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Subject: Need suggestions for alternative surname for HOFFMAN on an 1850's
I am stumped on this one and have been doing this for 30 years. Even with
the additions of 60 million names on a major online database, I still
can't find the arrival of the following. I have tried all the logical
variations on the HOFFMAN surname