On 2002.12.21, Bernard Kouchel <email@example.com> wrote:
Rabbi Josiah DERBYI met Rabbi Lavey Derby some years ago when he ran programs at the
92nd St. Y, and wondered how a rabbi came to the very English
sounding family name. I now assume that the Derby family is >from the
male line of Rabbi Levi Yitzchok of Berditchev whose family name was
Derbaremdiger, which was presumably shortened in the US to Derby.
Rabbi A. Marmorstein