I am delighted to inform you that I just updated the “Index of Cairo Surnames” which I published at
the end of last year. It contains 1,854 surnames compared to1,689 in the last one. However, the
following 11 surnames came in after the index went to print: Becker, Lobelson, Falksohn, Cohn,
Schlimovitz, Cohn-Galatz, Helal, Halala-Cohen, Frank, Eni, Grabavetzky. Nevertheless, it is not a
complete list and I am sure that there are more to be unearthed. This is the link:
Please go slowly through the list because the surname you are looking for may be spelled in a
different way you are acquainted with. Please, let me know
if you find mistakes or you know a surname which is not on the list. Thanks.