Re: Jewish Given Names - Wohamja? #galicia

HJB <hjb@...>

Many thanks to Peter and to the others who have all pointed me to
Nehemja as my Grandfather's given name. I do appreciate the

Hazel Boon
Hamilton, ON, Canada

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While I am sure it is not Wohamja, I am pretty sure this is
Nehemja, a
Jewish name once used in Poland. If you look closely into the
document you
will likely recognize the spelling, unless of course a clerk
misspelled it.


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