Re: Cohen and Katz #names


jonathan goldstine
 

My understanding is that Katz and Cohen are both abbreviations or errvivatives  of Kohen-Tzadik, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kohen#Cohen_(and_its_variations)_as_a_surname
. I have both Katz’s and Cohen’s in my ancestry. I have struggled to figure out what is the correct name to use to look for records for the family in Germany, Poland and Eastern Europe.
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Jonathan Goldstine

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