Re: (S-R) FYI Slovak naming patterns
- When I examined given naming conventions several years ago, found that
Slavic and Central European patterns seem to be the same as the English
Irish naming patterns.
There was a large selection of given names, usually Hungarian and
Some followed a naming convention as G.C. and Carpatho-Rusyns did.
First male named after x relative and next after y relative , etc.
Sometimes the female surname bearers as well.
Then there were Slovak name days, i.e., Menne Kalendarium.
It was also customary to celebrate not day of birth but one's "name
day" . Child would be named for the saint whose day it was in the