23016Re: Naamgewing in Friesland/Nederland
- Nov 9, 2004Reinderd, I am sorry. I meant 19th century of course. I think it is a
matter of old habits dying hard.
--- In Frieslandfirstname.lastname@example.org, "Walraven Koster"
> 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 Frieslandemail@example.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
> > South Africa
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