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JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen Re: Translation of a name #general


Norman H. Carp-Gordon <zerakodesh@...>
 

Indeed, my Grand-aunt Ida, born in 1883 in Boston's north end community
of Litvaks, had Khaya for her Hebrew name.

On Thu, 26 Oct 2000 07:27:35 +0200 "Ida & Joseph Schwarcz"
<idayosef@...> writes:

Ida is Greek! It was a very high class name at the turn of the
century.
When I was born, 1930, the German Jews were no longer naming their
girls
Ida, but many Eastern European immigrants considered it a very high
status
name for a girl whose Hebrew name was Haya.
Ida Selavan Schwarcz
Arad, Israel