• 1. I would like to know the meaning of my family name. What should I do?

  • 3. I found my family name in the Jewish Family Names database of Beit Hatfutsot. Is that proof that I am Jewish?

  • 4. I did not find my family name in the Jewish Family Names database of Beit Hatfutsot. Is that a proof that I am not Jewish?

  • 5. Can you tell me from the meaning of my surname to which tribe my family belongs or whether we are Cohanim?

  • 6. Does your database contain information about certain communities only?

  • 8. What is the difference between the genealogy database and the database of Jewish family names? Is there any link between them?