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Subject: Re: Horowitz
Author: Jim Young.   (guest)
Date: April 26, 2005 at 3:57 AM
Reply to: Re: Horowitz by Sean Foglai

Horowitz is the German version of a Czech place-name, Horovice. The letter R has a mark over it in the Czech version to indicate that it is pronounced like R in Dvorak.
Re the Slavic G/H change; sometimes this name became Gurevitch in Russia, giving it the appearance of a patronymic.

Messages in this thread:
  • Horowitz - Sean Foglai  Apr 24 2005, 12:33 PM
    • Re: Horowitz - Christo  Apr 24 2005, 10:40 PM
      • Re: Horowitz - Sean Foglai  Apr 25 2005, 9:32 AM
        • Re: Horowitz - Jim Young.  Apr 26 2005, 3:57 AM
          • Re: Horowitz - Bethany Horowitz-Murphy  May 1 2005, 4:54 PM