Jewish Genealogy

How to spell Yiddish names

I was recently contacted asking for help with the spelling of a name for the purposes of a headstone in Hebrew letters. The name was Necha. Here was my response: “You’re going to have two options: נעכע or נעכא. You can see proof of this on the following two headstones: Headstone 1 with נעכע Headstone 2 with […]