JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen Re: Russian Immigrant with first name "Harris"???? #general
I had a great grandfather named Harris, sometime called Chaskel, and
whose name was written on his grave marker as "Yehezkel ben David"
from April 05,2006:Khatskel also Kaskel-I believe it's the Yiddishform for the Hebrew Yehezkel (English Ezekiel). in fact, the jewishgen
given names databse lists "Haskl / Khaskiel / Khaskl / Khatse / Khatsek /
Khatsele / Khatshe / Khatske / Khatskl / Kheske / Kheskl /
Khesye / Khezkeyl / Khezye / Yaskl" as all being Yiddish nicknames
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