Re: given name Orel in Lithuania #lithuania #names

David Lewin

At 23:13 09/04/2020, rv Kaplan via wrote:
Roiza Baier married Shmuil Benin in Kovno in
1897. Her father's name is listed as Orel Baier.
Does anyone know what Orel corresponds to in
Yiddish or Hebrew? Could it connect to Aryeh or Aron?
Harvey Kaplan
Glasgow, Scotland

I had never heard of the bane Orel before but
evidently it exists and is used for both men and women


It makes sense that "Or" = light and "El" = God
are combined into a single word and unsed as a name

Be safe and well

David Lewin

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