Though I don't have the reference handy, this book is
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--- Tom Venetianer <tom.vene@...> wrote:
Dear Georges and all,
The best way to check similar spellings or
pronouncing is to submit them to Soundex codes
comparison. In this case:
In other words, there is a *high possibility* that
both surnames belonged to the same family, BUT...
... but, we all know that the "hungarization" of
foreign names didn't follow any logical rules. So,
even given the evidence above, I would suggest that
your friend searches for documentation that this
change indeed occurred.
The Mormons have a film of the book below:
(this century's changes of names)
a book published by Viktor Hornyanszky in 1895,
which contains thousands of surnames of people who
"hungarized" their names >from 1800 to 1893.
At 00:00 -0600 03.03.2006, georges.graner@...
Subject: SZARVADYor might be a
From: georges <georges.graner@...>
Date: Thu, 02 Mar 2006 08:34:06 +0100
One of my French friends asks whether SZARVADY is
magyarization of TSARFATI ?--
What do you think ?
Georges GRANER (Paris, France)
Tom Venetianer <mailto:tom.vene@...>
Sao Paulo - Brazil