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Subject: Re: The origin of the surname Bondy
Author: Jim Young   (guest)
Date: April 6, 2007 at 5:36:41 AM
Reply to: Re: The origin of the surname Bondy by Gopnik
Your informant appears to have been correct. Translations from the Russian I've turned up are "street robber", "criminal" and "bad boy". But this seems to be a fairly modern word, or meaning of the word. Gopnik is a letter for letter transliteration from the Cyrillic, Gopnick an English language spelling.
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