34298Re: [Slovak-World] Saints & First Names in Slovakia a Century Ago
- Jan 13, 2013Olga, Eva, Kristina, Alzbeta, Stephan, Samuel, Paul, Karol, Adam off the top of my head!
On Jan 13, 2013, at 11:51 AM, Jackie Kornmeyer <slovak821@...> wrote:
> ....I had two aunts who were named Ruzena. All others are there. Of course my name was found in a book by my brothers ; no one they knew had that name Jaqueline
> Sent from my iPhone
> On Jan 13, 2013, at 6:28 AM, helene cincebeaux helenezx@...> wrote:
> > Hi Everyone,
> > Writing an article on saints who were beloved in Slovakia a hundred years ago and were the inspiration for many of our ancestor's first names.
> > Here's a quick list i came up with - would welcome recurring first names in your ancestral family.
> > Female names
> > Maria
> > Anna
> > Helena
> > Zuzana
> > Katerina
> > Barbora
> > Dorota
> > Lucia
> > Male Names
> > Juraj
> > Jan
> > Michal
> > Jozef
> > Peter
> > Mikulas
> > Matej
> > Martin
> > Lukas
> > Ondrej
> > David
> > Our Winter 2012 issue of "Slovakia" had a super article by SW's Michael Mojher on Slovak Mythology and the pantheon of pagan gods. Michael's niece Claire Mojher did gorgeous illustrations for the article and a fantastically colorful and creative cover of St Nicholas.
> > My printer gave me extras so if someone would like a copy for $1 to cover postage and handling please e mail me directly at helenezx@...
> > The issue also had a gorgeous icon, some wonderful naive paintings and an article on Milan Rastislav Stefanik, Slovakia's Renaissance man, whose loss is still mourned.
> > helene
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