Re: Wolk family of Lithuania #lithuania


Jill Whitehead
 

Have you tried different spellings? About 20 years ago I worked with a Carol Volk from London. Volk is quite a common Jewish name in London. In the Polish-Lithuanian lands in the 19th century, they used the Polish language where there was a W but no V. But when such families migrated westwards the W became V.

This happened in my father's family where Serwianski became Serviansky (US), Servian (UK), Server (UK) and Sirvan (US) in UK and US.

Jill Whitehead nee Servian, Surrey, UK

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