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Family of new immigrants from Mexico at the home of Rabbi Eliyahu Avichail, Jerusalem, Israel, 1980s

The Oster Visual Documentation Center, ANU - Museum of the Jewish People, Courtesy of Rivka and Rabbi Eliyahu Avichail

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PERETZ

Surnames derive from one of many different origins. Sometimes there may be more than one explanation for the same name. This family name is a patronymic, derived from a male ancestor's personal name, in this case of biblical origin. Peretz is a biblical male personal name, which means "burst forth" in Hebrew. Peretz was one of the twins born to Yehuda by Tamar. As a family name, Peretz is a patronymic, documented among Jewish families in various countries, both Sephardim and Ashkenazim.

Distinguished bearers of the Jewish family name Peretz include Abraham Peretz (1771-1833), one of the first Maskilim in Russia and leader of the Jewish community; the Polish, Yiddish and Hebrew poet, Isaac Leib Peretz (1852-1915); the 20th century German-born Israeli jurist, judge and author, Moshe Peretz; and the Israeli politician Amir Peretz (born 1952 in Morocco).
PEREZ, PERES

Surnames derive from one of many different origins. Sometimes there may be more than one explanation for the same name. This family name is a patronymic, derived from a male ancestor's personal name, in this case of biblical origin.

The Jewish surnames Perez and Peres are based on the Hebrew biblical male personal name Peretz, which means "he who bursts forth"; Perez was one of the twins born to Judah by Tamar. In the 18th century, Peres is recorded as a Jewish family name in a 'ketubbah' from Tunis dated July 10, 1788, of Reine, daughter of Juda Peres, and her husband Joseph, son of Abraham Bellaiche.

Distinguished bearers of the Jewish family name Perez include Aron Perez (died 1866), who was chief rabbi of Djerba, Tunisia, author of 'Bagdi Ahron' (1758) and of 'Mishha Aaron' (Livorno, 1806); the 17th century Amsterdam rabbi, Juda Perez, and the 20th century Tangiers-born Brazilian jurist and educator, David Perez.
PEREC

Surnames derive from one of many different origins. Sometimes there may be more than one explanation for the same name. This family name is a patronymic surname based on a male ancestor's personal name, in this case of biblical origin. The Jewish surname Perec is based on the biblical Perez/Peres, which means "he who bursts forth" in Hebrew; Perez was one of the twins born to Judah by Tamar. Perez is recorded as a Jewish surname in the 17th century in the Netherlands, and Peretz in the 18th century in Russia. In the 20th century, Perecis documented as a Jewish family name with Captain C. Perec, who served with the Australian armed forces in World War II.
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Family of new Immigrants from Mexico , Jerusalem, Israel, 1980s

Family of new immigrants from Mexico at the home of Rabbi Eliyahu Avichail, Jerusalem, Israel, 1980s

The Oster Visual Documentation Center, ANU - Museum of the Jewish People, Courtesy of Rivka and Rabbi Eliyahu Avichail

Image Purchase: For more details about image purchasing Click here, make sure you have the photo ID number (as appear above)
PERETZ
PERETZ

Surnames derive from one of many different origins. Sometimes there may be more than one explanation for the same name. This family name is a patronymic, derived from a male ancestor's personal name, in this case of biblical origin. Peretz is a biblical male personal name, which means "burst forth" in Hebrew. Peretz was one of the twins born to Yehuda by Tamar. As a family name, Peretz is a patronymic, documented among Jewish families in various countries, both Sephardim and Ashkenazim.

Distinguished bearers of the Jewish family name Peretz include Abraham Peretz (1771-1833), one of the first Maskilim in Russia and leader of the Jewish community; the Polish, Yiddish and Hebrew poet, Isaac Leib Peretz (1852-1915); the 20th century German-born Israeli jurist, judge and author, Moshe Peretz; and the Israeli politician Amir Peretz (born 1952 in Morocco).
PEREZ
PEREZ, PERES

Surnames derive from one of many different origins. Sometimes there may be more than one explanation for the same name. This family name is a patronymic, derived from a male ancestor's personal name, in this case of biblical origin.

The Jewish surnames Perez and Peres are based on the Hebrew biblical male personal name Peretz, which means "he who bursts forth"; Perez was one of the twins born to Judah by Tamar. In the 18th century, Peres is recorded as a Jewish family name in a 'ketubbah' from Tunis dated July 10, 1788, of Reine, daughter of Juda Peres, and her husband Joseph, son of Abraham Bellaiche.

Distinguished bearers of the Jewish family name Perez include Aron Perez (died 1866), who was chief rabbi of Djerba, Tunisia, author of 'Bagdi Ahron' (1758) and of 'Mishha Aaron' (Livorno, 1806); the 17th century Amsterdam rabbi, Juda Perez, and the 20th century Tangiers-born Brazilian jurist and educator, David Perez.
PEREC
PEREC

Surnames derive from one of many different origins. Sometimes there may be more than one explanation for the same name. This family name is a patronymic surname based on a male ancestor's personal name, in this case of biblical origin. The Jewish surname Perec is based on the biblical Perez/Peres, which means "he who bursts forth" in Hebrew; Perez was one of the twins born to Judah by Tamar. Perez is recorded as a Jewish surname in the 17th century in the Netherlands, and Peretz in the 18th century in Russia. In the 20th century, Perecis documented as a Jewish family name with Captain C. Perec, who served with the Australian armed forces in World War II.