Lithuania SIG #Lithuania Re: Given Name Chonka #lithuania


marlene finkelstein
 

There seems to be a trend here. My mother's name was Leah & she was
affectionately called Laika by her parents.

Marlene Finkelstein

"My grandmother's sisters whose given names were Gesha & Bella were known as
Geshka & Belka. I know of several Soras/ Saras who were also known as
Sorka. So perhaps Chonka could be the diminutive of Chana.".....

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