JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen Re: Given name Gimpel #general


Ury Link
 

Dear Genners

The given name Gimpel is not a nickname (Kinnui) to the Hebrew name
Gamliel.

Gimpel or Gumpel is a nickname to Efraim and also to Mordechai.

The source for this names is in Germany in the 15 or 16 century.

The family name Gompertz or Gumperts get out also >from this names.

This names where used in the region what is called 'Nieder Rhein=E2' in
the west part of Germany.

Best regards

Ury Link
Amsterdam
Holland

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