Dec. 13, 1787

List of Jew-Names, issued by Emperor Joseph II for Bohemia [Present-day Czech Republic]: “List of names, which according to the court decree of November 12, 1787, have been selected from previous name lists that were printed for the use by Jews and may be chosen as first names. [List of names follows] Jews may further choose the following names for men: […]; and the following names for women: […]. The deadline for registering the prescribed name lists is hereby extended until January 15, 1788.” [Researcher’s note: This decree was promulgated in Bohemia on Dec. 21, 1787.]
Moesle, Johann Georg (pub.). Handbuch aller unter der Regierung des Kaisers Joseph des II. für die K.K. Erbländer ergangenen Verordnungen und Gesetze in einer Sistematischer Verbindung: enthält die Verordnungen und Gesetze vom Jahre 1787. Vierzehnter Band (Handbook of all ordinances and laws issued under the government of Emperor Joseph II for the royal-imperial hereditary lands, in a systematic connection: contains the ordinances and laws of the year 1787. Volume 14.) Moesle: Vienna, 1789. Page 602. Researched by Dominik Jacobs 4/16/2020