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

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