Re: Deutsch family name #hungary


"Deutsch" may be associated by the attached message.

"Yiddish-speaker" comes >from both A Dictionary of Jewish Surnames >from the
Russian Empire and A Dictionary of Jewish Surnames >from Poland.

Gary Deutsch
Roswell, GA

In a message dated 8/13/04 2:22:32 AM, h-sig@... writes:

Deutsch is a fairly common Jewish name in Hungary (and Eastern Europe)
meaning "Yiddish-speaker".
I think Deutsch as a family name denotes a family who came >from Germany to

Central or Eastern Europe, not a Yiddish speaker. For centuries, beginning
the the late middle-ages there was constant eastward movement of Jews from
ancient communities of the Rhinelands.
A. Marmorstein

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