Lithuania SIG #Lithuania Given names #lithuania

Bettylou Rosen <rosenb1@...>

I need some help >from the given name mavens. I'm working with records
pulled >from the Vilnius Central Archives. I see my relative's name
listed as Jesna, Sija, Sije and Hansejas. I'm sure they are all the same
person. I know the name translates to Joshua. I see his wife listed as
Chase and Chasta. Her official name was Glel.

What is the significance of all these forms of the name? Where do they
come from?

Is "Rause" in Base Rause, part of the given name?
I've consulted Gorr's "Jewish Personal Names" but it hasn't been much

Many thanks.
Bettylou Rosen in Florida

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