Category: Names

Names and how they have changed

Hebrew names and meanings

Two extremely useful pages on Hebrew names and their meanings can be found on Chabad.org For boys names see here For girls names here

Names: Places of origin or occupations or ?

Names: Places of origin or occupations or ?

Among the difficulties we encounter when transcribing old community records written in cursive Hebrew, is the appearance of words that have no apparent English equivalent and which usually, but not exclusively, relate to places...

Names and their origins

Names and their origins

This is the first in a short series we hope to be able to provide on names, family names and how they have changed over the years. Most Jews arriving in the UK following...