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Surnames OSSUR and OSHER the same? #general


Sharon R. Korn <s.r.korn@...>
 

I have been searching unsuccessfully for the surname OSSUR in Gargzdai,
Lithuania. The All Lithuania Database has quite a few entries for OSHER in
that town. Does anyone know if this is the same name?

Sharon Korn


Stan Goodman <SPAM_FOILER@...>
 

On Thu, 3 Nov 2005 03:16:31 UTC, s.r.korn@sbcglobal.net (Sharon R. Korn) wrote:

I have been searching unsuccessfully for the surname OSSUR in Gargzdai,
Lithuania. The All Lithuania Database has quite a few entries for OSHER in
that town. Does anyone know if this is the same name?

Sharon Korn
Both are Yiddish distortions of the Hebrew name Asher. Spelling in Latin
characters was not the forte of Jews in that place and time.

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Nachum Tuchman
 

Hi,

In Lithuania, the Hebrew name Asher (first name or surname) was pronouned
Osser. I would think that both OSSUR and OSHER are the same name.

Nachum Tuchman
Tekoa, Israel

I have been searching unsuccessfully for the surname OSSUR in Gargzdai,
Lithuania. The All Lithuania Database has quite a few entries for OSHER in
that town. Does anyone know if this is the same name?

Sharon Korn
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