Name of Hosenrott #ukraine


mygins@...
 

Hello fellow seekers,

My husband's grandmother, Esther ALBERT, was born in England in
March, 1887.  Her birth certificate, >from the district of
Whitechapel, lists her mother as Rachel ALBERT, formerly HOSENROTT. 
Subsequent U.S. census records indicate that she was >from Russia,
although my husband's mother thought she was >from Poland.  I have
not been able to find the name HOSENROTT anywhere.  Rachel spoke
Yiddish so it was likely the registrar could not understand her well. 
Can anyone come up with a possible alternative spelling to the name
HOSENROTT? 

Thanks very much, 

Marilyn GINSBURG,
Toronto

Moderator's note: Altho this post is not specific to the Ukraine, it
may ring a bell with one or more of our expert researchers.


Sarah L Meyer
 

Dear Geners,

I think with a Yiddish accent the name may have been pronounced Hoisenrot
, which means red hose (or pants). Also it could have been Rothoisen with
the two words reversed (think lederhosen). Another comment is that Poland
did not exist for a period of years - it was split between Germany and
Russia. My Warsaw family at times reported that they were >from Warsaw,
Russia. Once Poland came back into existence - their birth returned to
Warsaw, Poland. You might enjoy https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ecpIa7erMtI
Watch for 1000 years of European borders change in 5 minutes (Classical
music background).

Sarah Lee Meyer Christiansen
Georgetown, TX
Researching: KART ARONSON EDELBERG EISENSTEIN SCHLAMOVITCH Argentina: DRIMER
ESRUBILSKY Ukraine US: BIRGARD(OVSKY) PERCHIK HITE (KHAIT/CHAIT/HEIT) US
New York: FISHMAN STERN, Poland, Israel, Canada US: ALPERN ANK(I)ER BIGOS
GELBFISZ HALBFINGER KAFRI KARMEL(EK) PASSENSTEIN PERLSTADT SZPILBAUM WAGNER
STOKFISZ


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Subject: Name of Hosenrott
From: mygins@sympatico.ca
Date: Mon, 31 Aug 2015 11:14:04 -0400
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Hello fellow seekers,

My husband's grandmother, Esther ALBERT, was born in England in March,
1887. Her birth certificate, >from the district of Whitechapel, lists her
mother as Rachel ALBERT, formerly HOSENROTT. Subsequent U.S. census records
indicate that she was >from Russia, although my husband's mother thought she
was >from Poland. I have not been able to find the name HOSENROTT anywhere.
Rachel spoke Yiddish so it was likely the registrar could not understand her
well. Can anyone come up with a possible alternative spelling to the name
HOSENROTT?

Thanks very much,

Marilyn GINSBURG,
Toronto


Yefim Kogan
 

Hi Marilyn,

It is most likely a compound name >from two words:
Hosen - which is >from Hoysen - pants, trousers (Yiddish) or a second
possible is >from "Hoyz"- house.
Rott - which is >from Royt - red in Yiddish.

It could be an artificial name or an occupation name for a men's pans
tailor. There are many variations of surname derived >from Hoysen (Gozin,
Govzen, Goyzen, etc.)... or an artificial name >from "Red House"...

All the best,
Yefim Kogan
Bessarabia SIG Coordinator
Researching KOGAN, SPIVAK, KHAYMOVICH, SRULEVICH, LEVIT in Kaushany,
Bendery, Tarutino, Akkerman, Kiliya - all in Bessarabia, KHAIMOVICH in
Galatz, Romania, KOGAN in Dubossary, Moldova, SRULEVICH in Shanghai, =
China



Hello fellow seekers,

My husband's grandmother, Esther ALBERT, was born in England in March,
1887.=A0 Her birth certificate, >from the district of Whitechapel, lists =
her
mother as Rachel ALBERT, formerly HOSENROTT. Subsequent U.S. census =
records
indicate that she was >from Russia, although my husband's mother thought =
she
was >from Poland.=A0 I have not been able to find the name HOSENROTT =
anywhere.=A0
Rachel spoke Yiddish so it was likely the registrar could not understand =
her
well. Can anyone come up with a possible alternative spelling to the =
name
HOSENROTT?=A0=20

Thanks very much,=A0=20

Marilyn GINSBURG,
Toronto