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Ancestry.com. Dictionary of Jewish Surnames in Russian Empire [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 1998.
Original data: Beider, Alexander. A Dictionary of Jewish Surnames from the Russian Empire. Teaneck, NJ, USA: Avotaynu, 1993.

About Dictionary of Jewish Surnames in Russian Empire

This is a scholarly work which will help researchers identify the history and etymology of Jewish surnames. The area includes the Ukraine, Belorussia, Bessarabia, Lithuania, and Russia.