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What would be your Jewish name?

Asked by zensky (13357points) January 13th, 2013

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TheProfoundPorcupine's avatar

Since I’m Scottish I would need to be a religious leader and called Rabbi Burns

Shippy's avatar


ucme's avatar

Ingot Goldman.

wundayatta's avatar

I don’t know what my name would be, but my Yiddish nickname is probably Wundalla.

zensky's avatar



We call Janb Bubby.

ETpro's avatar

Meet Yaakov.

wildpotato's avatar

Mine is Teelah. But we always called them our Hebrew names, not Jewish names.

Shippy's avatar

I think maybe though, it’s Shitzsky…

zensky's avatar

Don’t be so hard on yourself, shippele.

zenvelo's avatar

Menschler. Gotta be a mensch.

wildpotato's avatar

Oh, you meant like a pun off the Fluther name, I guess. Um…I got it: MeshugenahLatke

Sunny2's avatar

Rowena Schwartz. I’d be famous for my cheese filled latkes.

wundayatta's avatar

I guess it should be Wundele, not Wundalla. Shows you how Jewish I am.

Berserker's avatar

I looked up Jewish names and I like ’‘Giza’’. Lol. But I don’t know about Jewish names…you mean just like Hebrew names? Or do Jews have titles or modified names or what?

zensky's avatar

@zenvelo There is a GladysMensch on fluther, lol.

zensky's avatar

@wundayatta There are many pronunciations – Lithuainian, Russian, Polish etcetera. We are merely writing it phonetically anyway – I have definitely heard Bubbala, Bubele, Bobele, Bobenyu, etc.

Wundalla is fine.

wundayatta's avatar

Wundele looks better to me. More Yiddish.

newtscamander's avatar

My actual name is a hebrew name, Miriam.

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zensky's avatar

I actually always thought it was Esther – who was the King of Persia’s Jewish wife.

dxs's avatar

Ezekiel. It sounds and looks cool.

DominicX's avatar

Personally, I like Krusty the Klown’s full name: Herschel Shmoikel Pinkus Yerucham Krustofski

Kardamom's avatar

Bureka Kardamoskowitz

zenvelo's avatar

@zensky Then i guess I claim zensch.

Pachy's avatar

Mine is Yoel, which combines the covenant name of God, YHWH (or Yahweh), and el (god), and has been translated as “one to whom YHWH is God,” that is, a worshipper of YHWH. Bow down, all ye who read this.

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