Re: Can Udel be a Female Given Name?# names # hungary


" Sally Bruckheimer
Jul 5   

Udel is usually a woman's name. I  have never seen it as male, although Idel can be. I have only seen Judel, Yudel, and Iudel for Juda or Yehuda.

"While researching names related to an uncle of my late mother I bumped twice  in into Udel BLASZ from Bardejov,Slovakia. Once it was identified as a male born in 1874 and next "he"

married in 1894 with Salomon FINGERHUT from Wisnicza (Nowy Wisnicz) whom I clearly located on JRI-PL. I know that Udel is a nickname of Yehuda. Any  ideaS?"

Sally Bruckheimer
Princeton, NJ

Depends on where, I think.   My great-grandfather on my mother's side was named (or the name was transliterated as) "Udel Tevelson [Tawelsoh, Toivelson, etc.]"; name became Hugh Davidson in English.  Oy, these names, these names!  What a pain!

Erika Gottfried
Teaneck, New Jersey

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