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A dictionary of Jewish names and their history

Benzion C. Kaganoff

A dictionary of Jewish names and their history

by Benzion C. Kaganoff

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Published by Schocken Books in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Names, Personal -- Jewish

  • Edition Notes

    StatementBenzion C. Kaganoff.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsCS3010 .K28
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii, 250 p. :
    Number of Pages250
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4559948M
    ISBN 100805236600, 0805205705
    LC Control Number77070277

    Over 6, names‘I have returned to this dictionary again and again for sheer pleasure?’ — Financial TimesWe all have a first name, but how many of us really know its origin and history? This dictionary covers over 6, names in common use in English, including the traditional and the very newest. It tells you the age, origin, and meaning of the name, as well as how it has fared in Author: Patrick Hanks. A Dictionary of Jewish Surnames From the Russian Empire by Beider, Alexander and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at

    A dictionary of Ashkenazic given names: their origins, structure, pronunciation, and migrations Author: Beider, Alexander. Published: () Heirlooms of Ireland: an easy reference to some Irish surnames and their origins Author: Osborne, Joseph J. Published: ().   Oxford dictionary gets new Jewish-themed entries; some are likely to offend Among terms added to latest edition of the OED are a number of Yiddish words, derogatory phrases for .

    The Book family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between and The most Book families were found in the USA in In there were 43 Book families living in Pennsylvania. This was about 61% of all the recorded Book's in the USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Book families in Jewish synonyms, Jewish pronunciation, Jewish translation, English dictionary definition of Jewish. adj. Of or relating to the Jews or their culture or religion. Jew′ishly adv. Jew′ishness n. adj of, relating to, or characteristic of Jews n a less common.


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