Re: What happened to my great, great grandfather after he landed at Ellis Island? #usa #lithuania #canada

David Ziants

Did you take into account that Nissen might have been Natan/נתן/Nathan/Nosson ? .

As you no doubt know, in ashkenazi pronunciation, the soft tav ת is pronounced "s", and so it is easy for the names Nissan (ניסן) and Natan to become convoluted with one and another.

David Ziants

Ma'aleh Adumim, Israel

Join to automatically receive all group messages.