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amother




OP
 

Post  Mon, Jul 01 2019, 5:20 pm
I'm looking for ideas.
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Ruchel




 
 
 
 

Post  Mon, Jul 01 2019, 6:10 pm
Ladino Heart
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sunflower416




 
 
 
 

Post  Wed, Jul 17 2019, 12:12 am
In no special order here are some options, some from DH’s relatives, others from acquaintances; some more on the Spanish side and others more Hebrew-based:
Flora
Cima
Reina
Edna
Sarina
Levana
Chera
Allegra
Matilda
Rosa
Perla

Hope this helps!
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amother




Brown
 

Post  Wed, Jul 17 2019, 4:33 am
Donna
Luna
Sol
Clara
Mercedes
Oro
Plata
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Ruchel




 
 
 
 

Post  Wed, Jul 17 2019, 2:11 pm
These names bring a smile to my face. My grandmother is mentioned and my deported aunt ah.
Adding Buena and Diamante and Allegra.

Brown please, what does PLata come from?
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Ruchel




 
 
 
 

Post  Wed, Jul 17 2019, 2:12 pm
also Ventura/Venturina
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amother




Brown
 

Post  Wed, Jul 17 2019, 2:44 pm
Ruchel wrote:
These names bring a smile to my face. My grandmother is mentioned and my deported aunt ah.
Adding Buena and Diamante and Allegra.

Brown please, what does PLata come from?


It means silver. I don’t currently know anyone with that name (I do for most of the others) but I remember hearing of older members in the community I grew up in with that name.
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estreya




 
 
 
 

Post  Wed, Jul 17 2019, 2:46 pm
Estreya (Estrella)?? (Shterna is the Yiddish version)
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Ruchel




 
 
 
 

Post  Wed, Jul 17 2019, 6:46 pm
thank you! yes silver makes sense
Estreyas is also the title of a film about Sefardic Shoah
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sunflower416




 
 
 
 

Post  Wed, Jul 17 2019, 11:08 pm
amother [ Brown ] wrote:
It means silver. I don’t currently know anyone with that name (I do for most of the others) but I remember hearing of older members in the community I grew up in with that name.


I would recommend against the name Plata today. It’s the Hebrew/Israeli term for a blech. 😂
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salt




 
 
 
 

Post  Thu, Jul 18 2019, 3:03 am
sunflower416 wrote:
I would recommend against the name Plata today. It’s the Hebrew/Israeli term for a blech. 😂


And also the Hebrew term for a retainer that you keep in your mouth after you've had your braces off your teeth.
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Ruchel




 
 
 
 

Post  Thu, Jul 18 2019, 10:44 am
Then don't use Yoni either
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turca




 
 
 
 

Post  Thu, Jul 18 2019, 11:07 pm
Op, my grandpa sisters were Esther, Sarah and Ruth. Their mother was Lucy. Their grandmothers were Sazbona and Silvia. There was aunt Linda, aunt Allegria, aunt Matilde.
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turca




 
 
 
 

Post  Thu, Jul 18 2019, 11:10 pm
Oh I forgot cousin Sol. They were all ladino speakers from the Ottoman empire.
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amother




Powderblue
 

Post  Thu, Jul 18 2019, 11:38 pm
Bella
Sultana
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