JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen Re: Meaning of First Name "Jeko" from Poland 1920s #general

Perets Mett <p.mett@...>

Moshe Steinberg wrote:

I'm trying to determine the origin of the male first name "Jeko" as
it belonged to one of my relatives >from Lublin, Poland but I have
not so far met with success.
The rendering "Jeko" in Polish records is a common transcription error.
The correct name is "Jcko" (pronounced Itsko) which is a Polish
variant of the Hebrew name **Yitzchok** (Yiddish **Itsik**), commonly
translated into English as Isaac.

Perets Mett

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