Re: Unusual name #poland #unitedkingdom #names


Dubin, David M. MD
 

They spoke in Ashkenazi Hebrew (as we see from the Hebrew name transliterated as Devoira) and would have pronounced the father’s name “Mot (rhymes with pot)-iss” which is indeed short for מתתיהו, which they would have pronounced “Mottissyohu”
david dubin
teaneck, nj

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