A Dictionary of Jewish Surnames from the Russian Empire, Volume 1

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Avotaynu, 2008 - Reference - 1008 pages
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Contents

History of Jewish Names in Eastern Europe
1
1 Surnames on Tombstones in the Old Prague Jewish Cemetery
3
Types and Morphology of Jewish Surnames
14
3 Distribution of Jewish Surnames Derived from Toponyms in Various Guberniyas
24
5 Distribution of Jewish Surnames Derived from Masculine Given Names
35
7 Distribution of Jewish Surnames Derived From Occupational Names
47
9 Distribution of Jewish Artificial Surnames by Language
61
Linguistic Aspects of Jewish Surnames
65
A Scientific Approach to the Etymologies of Jewish Surnames
112
1 Typology of Surnames
117
Appendix A Hyphenated Surnames
132
Table B l Most Common Jewish Surnames for Twelve Guberniyas of the Russian Empire
134
Spelling Changes
140
l Correspondences between German Russian and Latvian Spellings
141
Suffixes Found in Russian Jewish Surnames
147
2 Palatalization in Surnames
155

Adoption of Surnames in Various Regions
79
1 Jewish Surnames in Hasenpoth 1833
81
Jewish Surnames and Gentile Surnames in Eastern Europe
100
1 Jewish Surnames Homonymie with Slavic Surnames
102
Appendix E The Stress in Russian Jewish Surnames
159
Glossary
166
1 Variations of Surnames by Gender and Case in Russian
191

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