Re: Brick wall of family named Gavrin, Gavrinovich, Gavrinowski #ukraine
I have Gavronsky -> Garon in my tree
From: main@... [mailto:main@...] On Behalf Of Nancy Seibert via groups.jewishgen.org
Sent: Thursday, August 13, 2020 2:41 PM
Subject: Re: [JewishGen.org] Brick wall of family named Gavrin, Gavrinovich, Gavrinowski #ukraine
Just wondering if you have considered the possibility that GAVRIN also could have had the Polish spelling GAWRON - the "w" would be pronounced like "v" by a speaker of Polish. Gawron means raven (bird) in Polish. You do have a variation
of the name with the Polish suffix "-ski", so Gavrinowski could be the same as Polish Gawronowski/Gawronski. Grodno was under Polish rule at times in its history.
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