32102Re: [Slovak-World] Re: Meaning of Names
- Sep 1, 2011My last name is Gress. I am still researching exactly where my ancestors are from. I have been told Austria, Hungary or Czechoslovakia. Hoping to one day figure that out!!
From: dragansk <dragansk@...>
Sent: Thursday, September 1, 2011 11:15 AM
Subject: [Slovak-World] Re: Meaning of Names
Lots of people with the name Gres~ (s with makcen) in Slovakia. Go to the Slovak national phone directory on zoznam and type in Gres.
--- In Slovak-World@yahoogroups.com, "Milan" <coolkeytool@...> wrote:
> I am researching the family names Madzo and Gresh. I am always curious of the meaning of names.
> The first time I heard the name Madzo I thought Maco meaning in Slovak small bear or the slovak slang meaning: small chubby boy.
> The first time I saw the name Gresh the sh threw me because slovaks don't usually use that combination of letters. So I thought it might be germanic. Then one day I went shopping and a possible answer occured to me. Could it be a form of the word egres which means goose berries in Slovak?
> I did find an intresting fact. The names Madzo and Maco are found in my ancestral village! I might be on to something!
> I am curious what you can tell me about these names.
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