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  • Arie "Lova" Eliav (1921 - 2010)
    נולד בשם אריה לובה ליפשיץ במוסקבה ליוסף ומתילדה ליפשיץ. סב-סבו היה הרב ברוך מרדכי אטינגר, רבה של העיר בוברויסק, מגדולי חסידי חב"ד. אליאב עלה לארץ ישראל בשנת 1924, ולמד בבית-הספר "הלפרין" בתל אביב, בגימ...
  • dau. Yehuda Leib Hurwitz (deceased)
    The information on this branch comes from the Hurwitz family papers. According to another proposal, this person's profile (the wife of Meszulem Horowicz) can be found here: Estera Lipszyc As long a...
  • Esther Ellenberg (1894 - 1942)
    Eintrag im »Gedenkbuch« des Bundesarchivs: Ellenberg, Esther geborene Lipschitz geboren am 15. Januar 1894 in Skierniewice / Warszawa / Russland wohnhaft in Mannheim Deportation: ab Mannheim 22.10....
  • Georgia Gibbs (1919 - 2006)
    Find a Grave Birth: Aug. 17, 1919 Death: Dec. 9, 2006 Singer. A native of Worcester, Massachusetts, Gibbs was one of the more popular singers of the 1950s. Known as 'Her Nibs, Miss Georgia Gi...

About the Lipschitz surname

The origin and meaning of the surname Lipschitz is not clear, although there have been several proposals. It is also not clear if there is any familial relationship between families that use the name or its variants. Although Lipschitz became a somewhat common Jewish surname in Eastern and Central Europe as Jews stopped using traditional patronymic names during the 1750-1850 period, many and perhaps most modern descendants of Lipschitz families use one of many anglicized versions of the name. For all these reasons, it is not meaningful to simply refer to "the Lipschitz surname."

The Geni project "Jewish Lifshitz-Lipschitz-Lipshitz-Lifschitz-Lipschutz Families" serves genealogists with Jewish family members surnamed Lipschitz or any of its many variants.