Re: Equivalent Hebrew Name for Clara #names
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You might try Mollie, Malka, Mali, etc.
Different names I have come across on my family tree.
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From: Marcia Segal <joule@...>
Date: 9/13/20 9:19 AM (GMT-05:00)
Subject: Re: [JewishGen.org] Equivalent Hebrew Name for Clara #names
One of my great-grandmothers was Chaia on the passenger list, and Clara in the US Federal censuses. Her daughter Chana became Annie. What I haven't figured out is what another great-grandmother's name may have been. On her grave marker it's Machli, but that's the masculine for of Machla. The only thing I can think of is that the final "ee" sound was a nickname of sorts, the way Loretta (as in Loretta Lynn) became Loretty to her family, and as above Chana became Annie but may have been Anna at some point.
Diane Jacobs, Somerset, New Jersey