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Re: [SLOVAK-ROOTS] new SILHAVY/DOMIN info from Czech Archives

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  • joe@gsphdean.gsph.pitt.edu
    A carter is someone who transports things by cart (a waggoner). By manager, they might mean a manager of a noble s estate ( oekonom or ekonom in Latin).
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      A carter is someone who transports things by cart (a waggoner).
      By manager, they might mean a manager of a noble's estate ("oekonom" or
      "ekonom" in Latin).

      "Chrostovksy" sounds like someone from the town of Chrostov, if there
      is such a place. Bridl sounds German or Yiddish, which would often fit
      for a miller.

      Joe Armata
      joe@...


      >What occupation is a "carter"?
      >What would a "manager" be? A land manager or game manager?
      >

      >does anyone have any knowledge of the origins of these surnames?
      >
      >Chrostovsky
      >Bridl
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