Re: "His name was changed at Ellis Island" #names


The real and official yiddish name is Dwoire (Dvoyre) which can be found in Polish and Russian civil records. Devorah is the Biblical name which was not used in dayly life. Look for references A. Beider, A dictionary of Ashkenazic Given Names, Avotaynu, 2001, p. 493. 
Max Polonovski, CGJ, Paris

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