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Re: [SLOVAK-ROOTS] PETRICK, PETRÍK, PETRÍKA

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  • Anthony A.Kromko
    ... Frank: In your research, did you come across the name KIPILA? My mother was the daughter of George Kipila and Elizabeth PETRIK; she was born about l893
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      Frank Kurchina wrote:
      >
      > --- In SLOVAK-ROOTS@egroups.com, "Joan Hendershot" <jhender3@r...>
      > wrote:
      > > I have a few Petriks and Petrilyaks in my file. They mostly came
      > from
      > > Matiasovce, Zemplen Co.
      > >
      > > I would venture to guess that the female version of the name is
      > Petriksova.
      > >
      > > Joan
      >
      > 3 years ago did a research study of surname Petrik, Petriko from
      > eastern Slovakia to U.S. in the U.S. Census enumeration microfilms.
      > Seem to remember that many were G.C. religion and Rusyns (Ruthenians)
      >
      > Your surname Petrilyak looks Rusyn ?
      >
      > The Slovakia telephone directory lists 87 surname Petrík and
      > Petríková under Kos^ice (Sv) Kassa (H)
      > Directory also lists 25 Petric^ko and Petric^ková under Kos^ice.
      >
      > One of most common Slavic surname affixes is the one denoting gender
      > of the bearer -ová (Slovak), -owa (Polish), and -oba (Russian).
      >
      > As a rule of Slovak grammar, female surnames end in -á, -ská,
      > or -ová.
      > The feminine form of the surnames is considered merely a separate form
      > of same surname, not a distinct surname in itself.
      >
      > If surname is a noun in form or origin the suffix -ová is added to
      > it,
      > e.g., pán Petrík, pani Petríková, slec^na
      > Petríková.
      >
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      Frank: In your research, did you come across the name KIPILA?
      My mother was the daughter of George Kipila and Elizabeth PETRIK; she
      was born about l893 in an unknown location in Slovakia.
      Tony Kromko
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