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also Pickholtz, Pickholz, Pikholtz, Pikholc, Pikgolts
(even an occasional Pik, Pick or Buchholz)
"...to identify all the Pikholz descendants
and to reconnect all the Pikholz families"
|Gold, David L. "Your Name: Installment No. 169,"
2, 1993, 6. Discussion of the meaning of the
Jewish surnames: Gruenspecht (green woodpecker),
Specht (woodpecker), and Pickholtz/Pickholz from
the Yiddish for woodpecker "pikholts".
The above was found in the book Sourcebook for
Jewish Genealogy and Family Histories, by David S.
Zubatsky and Irwin M. Berent. 1996 published by
Avatoynu, Inc. and quoted with their permission.