Re: LAKOBOVIC or JAKOBOVIC? #ukraine #russia #names

David Jacobowitz

I took a look at the Ohio Marriage record. Surely the recording clerk was incompetent, the informants' accents were incomprehensible, or the record is for other people.

Your family seems to be on Anita Carol Rosenberg's Ancestry tree:

 Since I have an interest in the Jacobowitz name, I put up a list of variant spellings at

None of these has an initial L. I think that J is probably correct. It would have been pronounced as Y, and perhaps misheard as L.

David Jacobowitz


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