JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen Re: Info on the name Genendel #general


Joseph Hirschfield
 

Genendel is a variation of the Old High German word Genana, which means
grandmother or old woman. It is an amuletic name which means it is given
for good luck, as in "may this child live for many years."

Joseph Hirschfield
Portage, Michigan USA
HIRSZFELD, HIRSCHFELD, LINDENBAUM, BUXBAUM, BUCHSBAUM-Skwarzawa, Jaryczow
Nowy, Glinyany, Sielec Bienkow-GALICIA
MINOFF, MINOWICKI, MINOWITZKI-Brest Litovsk, Wysoko Litovsk-BELARUS

In a message dated 5/25/2011 10:13:32 P.M. Eastern Daylight Time,
Brenda Freedland Pangborn <bjunefreep@gmail.com> writes:
Does anyone know anything about the name Genendel. It was the name of my
g-grandmother; >from Ukraine, either Zhitomir or Radomyshl.

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