In 1808 the Jews in France and in the French Empire were forced to adopt permanent family and given names (click here); their choices were registered in each town hall. These registers constitute a comprehensive census of all Jews, as far as the records have been preserved. They also provide the correspondence between prior and subsequent names.
1 volume, 401 pages, ISBN 2-9510092-6-7, 7-5. Also includes the towns of Besançon, Dijon, Carouge (Switzerland).
The index of this publication is available on the present Website