More usual than the hyphanated name is the word 'Ondush'.
One possibility is that it is 'Ondris~' as the 'sh' sound
in Slovak is not spelt 'sh' but s~ (with a makcen).
You should check the original.
--- Janet Kozlay <kozlay@...
> I would think that the peasants would be just as likely
> to adopt binames as
> the nobility, and for the same reasons-basically to
> distinguish families
> with the same name. Sebes would probably be the primary
> name, with Ondush
> added later to distinguish it from other Sebes families.
> Even later, the
> Sebes might be dropped altogether. I have instances of an
> individual who is
> recorded with family names of A, A-B, and B. Sometimes
> you will see the word
> "alias" (in Latin) or "maskep/maskent" (in Hungarian)
> that makes it clear,
> but not always.
> From: SLOVAK-ROOTS@yahoogroups.com
> [mailto:SLOVAK-ROOTS@yahoogroups.com] On
> Behalf Of Gordon Grening
> Sent: Sunday, August 06, 2006 6:38 AM
> To: SLOVAK-ROOTS@yahoogroups.com
> Subject: [Norton AntiSpam] [S-R] Hyphnated names
> Has anyone seen hyphnated Slovak names. My great
> gradmother's last
> name is supposedly Sebes-Ondush. I have never seen this
> combination in
> a Slovak name or any other Eastern European name. It gets
> confusing since I have records which contain only Sebes
> and others
> which have Sebes-Ondush. Any thoughts.
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