A Dictionary of Jewish Names and Their History

A Dictionary of Jewish Names and Their History

Author: Benzion C. Kaganoff

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

ISBN: 9781568219530

Category: Family & Relationships

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This reference examines the history of Jewish forenames and surnames, tracing the origin of each name and the changes that have occured over generations.
A Dictionary of Jewish Names and Their History
Language: en
Pages: 268
Authors: Benzion C. Kaganoff
Categories: Family & Relationships
Type: BOOK - Published: 1996-06-01 - Publisher: Jason Aronson, Incorporated

This reference examines the history of Jewish forenames and surnames, tracing the origin of each name and the changes that have occured over generations.
A Dictionary of Jewish Names and Their History
Language: en
Pages: 250
Authors: Benzion C. Kaganoff
Categories: Family & Relationships
Type: BOOK - Published: 1996 - Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

This reference examines the history of Jewish forenames and surnames, tracing the origin of each name and the changes that have occured over generations.
Historical Implications of Jewish Surnames in the Old Kingdom of Romania
Language: en
Pages: 308
Authors: Alexander Avram
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-08-10 - Publisher: Penn State Press

Linguistic and semantic features in names—and surnames in particular—reveal evidence of historical phenomena, such as migrations, occupational structure, and acculturation. In this book, Alexander Avram assembles and analyzes a corpus of more than 28,000 surnames, including phonetic and graphic variants, used by Jews in Romanian-speaking lands from the sixteenth century
A History and Guide to Judaic Dictionaries and Concordances
Language: en
Pages: 337
Authors: Shimeon Brisman
Categories: Foreign Language Study
Type: BOOK - Published: 2000 - Publisher: KTAV Publishing House, Inc.

This volume, which constitutes the third in the series Jewish Research Literature, is divided into two parts. Part One offers detailed descriptions of the various Judaic dictionaries with biographical information on their compilers, beginning with Rav Saadiah Gaon's early tenth-century Egron and concluding with modern dictionaries compiled in recent years.
Book of Jewish and Crypto-Jewish Surnames
Language: en
Pages: 276
Authors: Judith K. Jarvis, Susan L. Levin, Donald N. Yates
Categories: Reference
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-05-10 - Publisher: Panther`s Lodge Publishers

From unlikely places like Scotland and the Appalachian Mountains to the Bible and archives of the Spanish Inquisition, this valuable resource published in 2018 is the first to cover the naming practices of Conversos, Marranos and secret Jews along with more familiar Central and Eastern European Jewries. It includes Joseph