Re: Given Name Discrepancies


Sarah L Meyer
 

I just had Beider's book on Ashkenazic given names open for another reason and looked up Yukel, which Beider spelled as Yukhel.  He says that it is Yechiel.  But he also has Yukl as Yakef which is Yaakov or Jacob.  So I would assume that your Yaakov is correct.
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Sarah L Meyer
Georgetown TX
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