Hungary SIG #Hungary Re: *re: SZARVADY #hungary

Robert Neu

Though I don't have the reference handy, this book is
also available on line.

Robert Neu

--- Tom Venetianer <> 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:

Daitch-Mokotoff: 497300
NARA: T261

Daitch-Mokotoff: 497300
NARA: S613

Daitch-Mokotoff: 497300
NARA: S613

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:
Sza'zadunk Ne'vva'ltoztata'sai
(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,
From: georges <>
Date: Thu, 02 Mar 2006 08:34:06 +0100
X-Message-Number: 2

Hello Siggers,
One of my French friends asks whether SZARVADY is
or might be a
magyarization of TSARFATI ?
What do you think ?

Georges GRANER (Paris, France)
Tom Venetianer <>
Sao Paulo - Brazil