Jewish Family Names and Their Origins: An Etymological Dictionary.  

Author Guggenheimer, Heinrich W. and Eva H.
Place of Publication [Jersey City, New Jersey; NJ]
Publication Name Ktav Publishing House
Year 1992
Language(s) English
RARE comprehensive dictionary of over 65000 Jewish family names, the most complete of its kind in English, providing also variant spellings in different languages used by Jews in the course of the long history in diaspora, and modifications, such as equivalents, translations, truncations and amplifications, and the original forms of the names in the original Hebrew, Arabic-Farsi, Cyrillic and Roman letters. The dictionary contains nearly all Jewish groups: Ashkenazic, Sephardic, Oriental and modern Israeli. For the historical record, currently used family names are included even when their origins cannot be established. 260x185mm. XLIV+882 pages. Blue Hardcover with silver lettering on front cover and spine. Cover slightly dirty. Cover edges and corners rubbed. Spine rubbed. Scratch-marks/peeling-marks on marks. Spine edges bumped/wrinkled. Spine upper edge peeling. [SUMMARY]: This extremely rare and unique encyclopedic dictionary of almost all demonstrably Jewish (Ashkenazic and Sephardic) names is otherwise in good condition.
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