Yankl #lithuania


Herb Trace <h-trace@...>
 

What is the English equivalent name for Yankl?
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RobiBerns@...
 

One equivalent name is Jack(Jacob). I had a uncle who was called Yankle.
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richard_wolpoe@...
 

Yank is the Yiddsish diminutive for Yaakov - Jacob. James is a form of jackob,
so is Jack, Jake, etc.

Rich Wolpoe
Teaneck, NJ

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Michael Trapunsky <mtrap@...>
 

Hi Herb,

Yankl is the Yiddish name for Yakov, so I would say a probable English name
would be Jacob or Jack.

Regards,

Michael Trapunsky
Queens, NY
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