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.


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David Ziants

Ma'aleh Adumim, Israel

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