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  • Cäcilie Calvary (1882 - 1945)
    Eintrag im »Gedenkbuch« des Bundesarchivs:Calvary, Cäcilie Caecilie Cecilie Cillygeborene Lissauer geboren am 28. Februar 1882 in Hamburg / - / Hansestadt Hamburg wohnhaft in HamburgInhaftierung: 03. A...
  • Margarita Calvary (1922 - 2016)
  • Walter Calvary (1912 - 1945)
    Eintrag im »Gedenkbuch« des Bundesarchivs:Calvary, Waltergeboren am 08. April 1912 in Posen (poln. Poznan) / - / Posen wohnhaft in BerlinInhaftierung: 01. August 1942, Westerbork, Sammellager 29. Septe...
  • R' Yaakov Kaliphari (Rashes) (b. - 1836)
    Read fascinating Geni Discussion on Rabbi Yaakov Kalahari, Dayan of Posen . . . “ . . . Jakob Calvary (aka Calvory, Kalfary, Kaliphari) was dayan in Posen under the famous Akiba Eger. Family tradition ...
  • ? Calvary (1950 - 1950)

About the Calvary surname

Jewish

Combination between the words Caliph - a nobleman in Spain, back in the day, and Ari, which means lion. The lion is the symbol of the tribe of Yehuda, and this ending was added to the name Caliph in order to remind the family of their origins.