At 4:14 PM +0000 12/31/03, Kris wrote:
>Thanks to everyone who responded! I'm leaning towards a late 1200's
>to middle 1300's period - German. The name I came up with is:
>Holda (which means beloved) Abendroth (which means a child born at
>the close of the day - from the German Abend (evening) and roth (red).
>So - will it work? or is it too late for the period I've chosen?
Let's start with the background, since you undoubtedly know more
about the research you've already done on this than we do. Where did
you find the idea for these name elements? What type of source was
it? What information did it give you about when and where these name
elements were used?
Do you have a particular region in Germany that you're interested in
(or that you already know the name elements were used in)?
(Since I'm not at home at the moment, the most I can help with is
Heather Rose (you may now call me Doctor) Jones