Did Emperor Joseph's 1787 decree include a list of names? #austria-czech


Jim M
 

I have read in several references that the decree forcing Jews to take family names, promulgated by Emperor Joseph II in 1787, included a list of about 1500 specific names (some also say: "of which 10% were indicated as most suitable").   Is this true?   If so, is there a transcription of the list somewhere?

Thank you, Jim Milch

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