JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen Re: Given name Kisiel in Galicia #general


Renate Rosenau <RenateRosenau@...>
 

For the Rhine-Palatinate region in Germany Kisel or Kissel or Kusel was used
short for Yekutiel, as noted in the Alzey Memor Book (kept n Israel National
Library):

Yekutiel called Kossil or Kossel (died 1778), his son Elieser, called Lasi,
(1750-1829) adopted the family name Kusel in 1808.

Renate Rosenau, Alzey, Germany

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