When Did the Rosen's change their names from Resnick?

Started by David A. Rosen on Monday, February 15, 2010


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2/15/2010 at 9:14 AM

I was told that my Grandfather, Ben Rosen, Changed his name in his early 20's along wiht nearly all of his brothers from Resnick to Rosen. The reason I was told is that it was better to have the name Rosen for the for hat store as opposed to Resnick.

Is this true? What happened and what was the timing?

11/20/2011 at 10:09 PM

are you related to Rosen from Poland?

11/21/2011 at 9:31 AM

as far as I know, our family came from ODessa. Poland/Russia is the origin.

11/26/2011 at 9:37 PM

hmmmm. interesting. you don't know if you're related to a Louis Rosen married to Anna (Chana Goldkrantz), both of whom lived in New York (Lower East Side)? Their sons = Phillip "Phil" and Harry Rosen.

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