This onomastic analysis provides a comprehensive list of Jewish family names with explanations of their meaning and origin. The names are grouped according to the countries in which they first occurred. The author then continues to show the morphology of Jewish family names, which reveals many interesting aspects about Jewish genealogy and identity.
Bern, Berlin, Bruxelles, Frankfurt/M., New York, Oxford, Wien, 2002. 216 pp.
Contents: The early history of Jews – The origin of Jewish family names – List of Jewish familiy names, grouped according
to countries: Italy - Germany - Spain - Austria-Hungary - France - Poland - Russia - Portugal - United Kingdom - USA - Israel
– Morphology of Jewish names – Bibliography.