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Subject: Re: Coppelia
Author: Miss Claire   (Authenticated as Miss Claire)
Date: September 26, 2004 at 9:06:54 AM
Reply to: Re: Coppelia by Fabius
Yessssss I just thought about it! Jewish people have often used Latin or latinized names (*Julius* Oppenheimer, Elioenai also called Elius, Moshe also called Mausaeus...). If you suppress the Latin ending of Coppelius you get Coppel. And Koppel is the Yiddish form / pet form of Yaakov (Yakov).
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