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Given Names[edit | edit source]

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Most Common Surnames in Israel

101 Most Common Surnames in Israel (in 2016)

Jewish Naming Practices[edit | edit source]

Name Changes[edit | edit source]

  • "Portfolio of Notifications" - Names Changes
  • Name change records from the British Mandate period (1922-1948) published by the British authorities, and selected years from 1948-1979 published by the Israeli state, are searchable on the Israel Genealogy Research Association (IGRA) database.

Between October 8, 1948, and November 18, 1979, lists were published of citizens who changed their names to Hebraize them – surnames, first names, or both.