Re: The name 'Kolonymos'

hazins kalman (khazin1@gl.umbc.edu)
Fri, 6 Jun 1997 00:29:05 -0400 (EDT)

Aubrey Jacobus wrote:
>Is there a tradition that a boy child ... born posthumously is given the
>name Kolonymous?

Actually most people associate the name Kolonymous with the name Kalman. It
is believed by some that the name Kalman comes from a verse we say before
the recitation of Krias Shema --- Kel Melech Neeman(G-d, the faithful King)
(KAL MAlech Neeman).

Interested in more info on the topic,

Kalman.