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Amy Aurel

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Posted: 27 Nov 2012 3:25PM GMT
Classification: Query
You're welcome RON C.

It is all in pronouncation. The English Y is a J sound in Polish, Slovak, Ukrainian.
The Z'YDEK would be sort of like ZHYDEK. I bet that JYDEK when pronounced by an English speaking person a Slavic speaking person would write it as Z'YDEK/Z'IDEK.

Your friend does not have a place of birth for the ancestor that came from "old country"? Knowing a place of birth would make the research easier. You might want to post on

Posting some sites for research:
SubjectAuthorDate Posted
rechmbrs 4 Oct 2012 8:45PM GMT 
sstanger1 8 Oct 2012 6:26PM GMT 
rechmbrs 11 Oct 2012 12:57AM GMT 
sstanger1 11 Oct 2012 1:44AM GMT 
rechmbrs 11 Oct 2012 2:11AM GMT 
ZlaticaBeca 24 Nov 2012 7:49PM GMT 
rechmbrs 27 Nov 2012 9:46PM GMT 
ZlaticaBeca 27 Nov 2012 10:25PM GMT 
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