JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen Re: Help with a Hungarian first name #general
Farkas (translation: wolf) is not a nickname for Isaac. However,toggle quoted messageShow quoted text
since it was common for Hungarian Jews to give their children totally
unrelated secular and Jewish names, there is no reason why the same
person couldn't be called Farkas, but have Yitzhak/Izsak/Isaac as
their Hebrew name.
tom klein, toronto
John M Hoenig <hoenig@...> wrote: