Genealogical Musings: The "Our Name Was Changed at Ellis Island" Myth
The Myth of Ellis Island and Other Tales of Origin
By Dara Horn, on the Jewish tradition of changing names and inventing roots.
The myth that refuses to die: “Ellis Island changed our name”
By Aliza Giammatteo for Roots in the Boot.
Why Your Family Name Was Not Changed at Ellis Island (and One That Was)
From the New York Public Library, by Philip Sutton, Milstein Division of United States History, Local History and Genealogy.
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