JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen Re: could Chage = Hannah - English, Hungarian, Yiddish name inquiry #general
Hi Barrie,toggle quoted message Show quoted text
Although I haven't seen the scan of the document itself, I suppose the correct
spelling is 'Chane' which is a Yiddish spelling of Chanah. (Hannah or Anna in
Also it was very typical for people to have several sets of first names. Adolf/
Adloph was the Hungarian/German name and Abraham the JEwish/Hebrew one.
Harold and HEry are not Hungarian/GErman/Yiddish names I suggest they just
anglicized it but the original could have been Herman, Hersh, etc.
My Hungarian grandfather's parents according to his marriage certificate