Re: What does given name "Lerle" translate to? #general


MBernet@...
 

In a message dated 98-11-11 06:57:59 EST, rondoctor@csi.com writes:

<< Does "Lerle" translate to "Louis"? If not, what would it translate to?>>

==In Schwyzerduetsch Loerle or Lerle means "rude person." (Chaibish Loerle)

I doubt this would be the origin.

Until someone comes up with more knowledge: Lerle could be a nickname for
a teacher (Lehrer) and thus could be given to someone with the Hebrew name
Melamed (teacher). More likely, it's a nickname for someone whose name
ended in . . . . ler, or . . . . lerle. I can't think of any such name
offhand, but it could be >from a corruption of Lezer (Eliezer) or similar
corruption.


Michael Bernet, New York
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seeking:

BERNET, BERNAT, BAERNET, BERNERTH etc >from Frensdorf, Bamberg, Nurnberg
KONIGSHOFER: Welbhausen, Konigshofen, Furth
ALTMANN: Kattowitz, Breslau, Poznan, Beuthen--Upper Silesia/Poland
WOLF: Frankfurt (Aron Wolf m. Babette Goldschmidt ca 1855) also in Wurzburg,
also Sali WOLF, Rotterdam

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