JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen Re: Yiddish Given Name #general

Nick <tulse04-news1@...>

"Yehuda Herskowitz" <seforimlover@...> wrote:

If I would have to guess I would say Gertrude by
process of elimination. As in Yiddish;

Ethel = Ethel
Sara = Sara or any derivative thereof
Rose = Roiza
Gertrude = ?
I am not particularly familiar with Yiddish names, but if Ethel was a
Yiddish name, why not Gertrude?

I gather that they are both of German origin.

Nick Landau
London, UK

COHNREICH (Anklam, Germany Krajenka, Poland) ATLAS (Wielkie Oczy (near
Lvov/Lemberg), Poland) WEITZMAN (Cracow), WECHSLER(Schwabach, Germany),
THALHEIMER (Mainbernheim, Germany), KOHN/WEISSKOPF (Wallerstein and
Kleinerdlingen,Germany), LANDAU (only adopted
on leaving Russia/Belarus or later)/FREDKIN (?)
(Gomel, Mogilev, Chernigov, Russia/Belarus)

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