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Let me restate my name question Re: Nellie #russia #names

Gayle Schlissel Riley
 

OK What name in Russia or Jewish name..would the American name of NELLIE Be? I have dyslexia. I just can not figure out what name on the passenger list would be for her American of NELLIE.
This family came in 1905 to Mt Forest or Durham, Ontario, Canada.
There were four traveling together.. The grandma Bayla Cohen Levine age 70 plus. Ann was 13 yrs Sam 12 yrs and Nellie 9yrs.
There Father Jacob Levine owned a clothing store.
Please forgive my ill stated need for help.  Gayle

Dorann Cafaro
 

Gayle - I have seen several Nellie used for females names Helen, Ellen or Hannah. With an Ann already in the family I would tend toward the Hellen/Ellen option. Dorann

Susan&David
 

If you go to the Jewishgen Memorial Plaque Data Base and enter the given name (Sounds like) Nellie you will get a list of Nellies, many with Hebrew/Yiddish names. The most common is Nechama/Necha/Neche.  There are quite a few more, not surprisingly, varied.

David Rosen
Boston, MA


On 3/30/2020 9:31 PM, Gayle Schlissel Riley via Groups.Jewishgen.Org wrote:
OK What name in Russia or Jewish name..would the American name of NELLIE Be? I have dyslexia. I just can not figure out what name on the passenger list would be for her American of NELLIE.
This family came in 1905 to Mt Forest or Durham, Ontario, Canada.
There were four traveling together.. The grandma Bayla Cohen Levine age 70 plus. Ann was 13 yrs Sam 12 yrs and Nellie 9yrs.
There Father Jacob Levine owned a clothing store.
Please forgive my ill stated need for help.  Gayle

David Lewin
 

The closest Hebrew name I can think of is Nili - it is in fact an acronym for "Nezach Yisrael lo Yeshaker" a quote from Samuel 1, chapter 15  verse29 and an expression for the eternity of the Jewish People.  The bname was adopted by the Secret Organisation created in 1915        and active during World War 1. Its members in Jewish settlements in Palestine were passing information to the British in Egypt about matters concerning the Ottoman rule.  It was in fact an early attempt to bring about Jewish self rule in Paleatine.  The movement was eventually discovered by the Turks who severely punished its members and also some non-members

David Lewin


At 15:29 31/03/2020, Susan&David wrote:
If you go to the Jewishgen Memorial Plaque Data Base and enter the given name (Sounds like) Nellie you will get a list of Nellies, many with Hebrew/Yiddish names. The most common is Nechama/Necha/Neche.  There are quite a few more, not surprisingly, varied.

David Rosen
Boston, MA


On 3/30/2020 9:31 PM, Gayle Schlissel Riley via Groups.Jewishgen.Org wrote:
OK What name in Russia or Jewish name..would the American name of NELLIE Be? I have dyslexia. I just can not figure out what name on the passenger list would be for her American of NELLIE.
This family came in 1905 to Mt Forest or Durham, Ontario, Canada.
There were four traveling together.. The grandma Bayla Cohen Levine age 70 plus. Ann was 13 yrs Sam 12 yrs and Nellie 9yrs.
There Father Jacob Levine owned a clothing store.
Please forgive my ill stated need for help.  Gayle