Is anyone familiar with the given name Haba-Menta? #names


earl zeitlin
 

Haba-Menta Shlemova Tsoglin was my great aunt who lived in Semenovka, Chernigov guberniya, now Ukraine. Is anyone familiar with this name?
 
Earl Zeitlin. Monsey, NY


Peter Cohen
 

Sounds like Chava Mineh or Chava Mindel
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Peter Cohen
California


Michele Lock
 

I also agree that Haba refers to Chava. Menta could possibly have been a mis-transcription of Meyta or Yenta.
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Michele Lock

Lock/Lak/Lok and Kalon in Zagare/Joniskis/Gruzdziai, Lithuania
Trisinsky/Trushinsky/Sturisky and Leybman in Dotnuva, Lithuania
Olitsky in Alytus, Suwalki, Poland/Lithuania
Gutman/Goodman in Czestochowa, Poland
Lavine/Lewin/Levin in Trenton, New Jersey and Lida/Vilna gub., Belarus