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34298Re: [Slovak-World] Saints & First Names in Slovakia a Century Ago

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    Jan 13, 2013
      Olga, Eva, Kristina, Alzbeta, Stephan, Samuel, Paul, Karol, Adam off the top of my head!

      Susan

      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
      > >
      > >
      > > ------------------------------------
      > >
      > > Yahoo! Groups Links
      > >
      > >
      > >
      >


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