Americanization of Yocheved #usa #names


alan moskowitz
 

A relative of mine, born in 1899 in Odessa went by Yetta, Hebrew or Yiddish name Yocheved.
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Alan Moskowitz
New Jersey


Shelley Mitchell
 

My grandmother’s name was also Yocheved. Her American name was Mary!
They chose what they wanted. 


Shelley Mitchell, NYC


Frederick Kron
 

I am told that my grandmother hated the name Yochaved, and went instead with Henrietta.
 
Fred Kron


ireneplotzker@...
 

My Hebrew name is Yocheved. I was named after my grandfather Isadore, born Israel, Yisrael, in NYC. My mother wanted an English name starting with an I and Hebrew one with a yud and ended up picking Irene and Yocheved.
My guess is that a Yocheved who wanted to Americanize the name would pick something beginning with Y, I, or J.  

Irene Greenwald Plotzker 
Wilmington,  Delaware 


Judith Elam
 

A relative who emigrated to England became known as Yetta.  

Judith Elam


JudiZimmer
 

I am Judith, named for my great-grandmother, Jochewet/Yocheved.
 
Judi Rothstein Zimmer


neilan1
 

I had a wonder friend, of blessed memory, Hebrew name Yocheved, whose English name was Jacqueline. 

Neilan Stern
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researching:  Stern, Pistrong, Brand- Radomysl Wielki, and area; Aronovsky - Vilijampole, Kovno Lithuania; Schwarz, Black, Bezner, Lapin - Nesvizh Belarus


Susan&David
 

If you go to the Jewishgen Memorial Plaque Database  
https://www.jewishgen.org/databases/Memorial/
Search for  Yocheved as a given name.   You will see the more than 100 instances of  corresponding civil names. There are many different ones, no single one stands out.


David Rosen
Boston, MA

  


On 6/24/2021 3:41 PM, Peter Cohen wrote:
What would be some likely Americanized names for someone named Yocheved?

Also, is Chasia a diminutive of Chana?
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Peter Cohen
California


Peter Cohen
 

What would be some likely Americanized names for someone named Yocheved?

Also, is Chasia a diminutive of Chana?
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Peter Cohen
California