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Subject: Re: Jewish name for Zlata
Author: Rosomaqa   (guest)
Date: September 5, 2004 at 9:01:07 AM
Reply to: Re: Jewish name for Zlata by Andy
Zlata (which comes from the word for "gold" in various Slavic languages) was used as a Jewish name, and so was the Yiddish Golda/Golde.

AFAIK Zahava/Zehava is used in Israel, sometimes as the equivalent of these (ie Zahava after grandma Golde) I don't think it was a name before, but I'm not sure.



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