Re: Do you find the name Chaia/Chaja/Chaya instead of Chana, and vice versa, in English transliterated from Russian (cyrillic) hand written documents? #russia #names


I  thank yuu all for this chat Now I understand why my grandmother was Chia Esther./she had the name Chia added on when she was sick. (apparently stillin Lavia) and then in the USA Esher Anne. My rndfher's siter was Chia.When the family immigrated from Lithuania to England , she became Ida. Afterwards , in the USA she became Janey.
Esther Rechtschner,Kibbutz EinZurim, ISRAEL
researching:Rechtschafner,Pass, H(G)erschman

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