Re: Question about a matzeva: is Samuel mis-spelled or is a Yiddish alternative used? #names
Lots of Jewish men ended up being called "Sam" when they came totoggle quoted messageShow quoted text
America, whatever their original Hebrew or Yiddish name was. "Sam" was
an easy name for anyone to spell and pronounce and remember, so it was
convenient. This process has been called "Samification", It makes
genealogy harder to do.
Providence RI USA
On Thu, Jan 21, 2021 at 5:29 PM Malka <Malkachos@...> wrote: