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  • Alexander Honig, z. hinteren Stern in Worms (b. - 1612)
    A correction to the Honig/Honik lineage shown in Ele Toldot. Alexander Honig of Worms was murdered in Frankfurt in 1612. His Ele Toldot sheet =17 IX 1612 mentions names of what Ettlinger believes are ...
  • Barbara (Betty) Honig (1873 - 1944)
    Eintrag im »Gedenkbuch« des Bundesarchivs: Honig, Betty Barbara Bertha geborene Neuhäuser geboren am 22. Januar 1873 in Worms / - / Hessen wohnhaft in Köln, Frankenthal und Worms Deportation: ab Trie...
  • Edel Honig (b. - 1781)
  • Heinrich Honig (1872 - 1942)
    Eintrag im »Gedenkbuch« des Bundesarchivs: Honig, Heinrich geboren am 14. Februar 1872 in Breslau / - / Schlesien wohnhaft in Berlin, Köln und Frankenthal Deportation: ab Trier-Köln 27. Juli 1942, Th...
  • Jenny Liebes (1869 - 1943)
    Eintrag im »Gedenkbuch« des Bundesarchivs: Liebes, Jenny geborene Honig geboren am 14. November 1869 in Breslau / - / Schlesien wohnhaft in Breslau und Berlin (Wilmersdorf) Deportation: ab Berlin 03...

About the Honig surname

Honig: German and Yiddish word for honey. Jewish surname. In Germany, when surnames came into use around the year 1000, it was common practice to have all Jewish surnames refer to one's profession. Unconfirmed that "Honig" was given to a family of bakers famous for their honey cake.