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Subject: Tauba, Doba, etc
Author: Claire   (guest, 83.114.118.162)
Date: August 6, 2004 at 9:10:06 AM
My questions is about the names Tauba, Dauba, Doba and Toba. They were all given to Polish Jewish women born during the 19th century or before.

- are these names the different forms of one name, or are they different?
- are they a Germanic form of Tova, a Yiddish pet form of Deborah (like Dobrush) or something else?

Thank you!

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