JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen Re: Given names Edith, Judesa #general


Yes, they are variations of the same name. Judesa is a Polish/Yiddish variant of
Judith, and Edith is an American variant of Judith.

Elan Caspi
Belmont, CA

David Schreiber <dbschreiber@...> wrote:

I have just run across a marriage certificate where the groom's mother's names is
Edith. I believe this is the same person who is listed in JRI Poland as Judesa.
I was wondering if these too names are more or less interchangeable

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