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23016Re: Naamgewing in Friesland/Nederland

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  • Walraven Koster
    Nov 9, 2004
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      Reinderd, I am sorry. I meant 19th century of course. I think it is a
      matter of old habits dying hard.

      Walraven.


      --- In Friesland-genealogy@yahoogroups.com, "Walraven Koster"

      <walravenkoster@y...> wrote:
      >
      > Reinderd,
      >
      > In Friesland during the 18th century it is quite usual to find de name
      > of the father as patronym in the childs' name. So Gerrit Reinders
      > Visser and Yke Reinders Visser woud be children of a Reinder Visser
      > (Reinder Klazes Visser?) and the father of Reinder and Ybeltje would
      > be called Klaas.
      >
      > Walraven Koster.
      >
      >
      >
      >
      >
      > --- In Friesland-genealogy@yahoogroups.com, Reinderd Visser
      > <reinderd2003@y...> wrote:
      > > I am only starting to research my ancestors in Friesland so
      > everything is quite new to me. Tresoar.com is giving me a good start,
      > I must add. I have a question, though. I note that the middle names of
      > the families that I am researching are usually the same, for example -
      > Reinder Klazes Visser and Ybeltje Klazes Visser (brother and sister);
      > Gerrit Reinders Visser and Yke Reinders Visser (ditto). Can someone
      > explain the reason for that, please?
      > >
      > > Thank you kindly.
      > >
      > > Reinderd Visser
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      > >
      > >
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