Big changes have come to — all content is now read-only, and member subscriptions and the Shop have been discontinued.
Learn more

Chat | Daily Search | My GenForum | Community Standards | Terms of Service
Jump to Forum
Home: Surnames: Dray Family Genealogy Forum

Post FollowupReturn to Message ListingsPrint Message

Dray is also a JEWISH surname !!!
Posted by: Robert Dray Date: April 23, 2001 at 18:38:37
  of 237

There are thousands of "Dray" in France,Morocco, Quebec and Israel (with other related surnames as Edery, Dhery, Dhrey, Dra ). It's a sephardi jewish surname. All of them come from Algeria or Morocco, and the possible origin of this name is "Drahi : a man from the Dr", a river name and a valley name in the south of Morocco. There's also a river called "Dr" in Syria, so it could be a pre-exod jewish surname related to this place...

No followups yet

Post FollowupReturn to Message ListingsPrint Message
Search this forum:

Search all of GenForum:

Proximity matching
Add this forum to My GenForum Agreement of Use
Link to GenForum
Add Forum
Home |  Help |  About Us |  Site Index |  Jobs |  PRIVACY |  Affiliate
© 2007 The Generations Network