Re: Name Confusion (was: Top 10 Jewish Genealogy Myths) #names


Jules Levin
 

Way back in 1940 I was named Yehudah Efraim... --Jules Fred Levin  (Fred!!, not Frederick--don't ask me why.  Only time I used Fred was waiting for a table in a crowded restaurant.  That's because over the noise "Jules!" sounded like "Jews"...   By the way my grandfather Yehuda was already using "Julius" in the old country... 

Jules Levin

On 12/19/21 7:46 AM, Sarah L Meyer wrote:
Peter,
  People often had both Hebrew and secular names.  They could have been Hebrew and Yiddish (caiques) or Hebrew and English, etc.  Also in more recent times people may have chosen a secular name that had the same initial sound as the Hebrew.  I can definitely state that my father Fred's Hebrew name was Efraim.  
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Sarah L Meyer
Georgetown TX
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