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34309Re: [Slovak-World] Saints & First Names in Slovakia a Century Ago

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  • L. LEPORIS
    Jan 13, 2013
      Aunt Sue born Urska.
      LLeporis



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      On Sun, Jan 13, 2013 10:51 AM CST Jackie Kornmeyer 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
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      >Sent from my iPhone
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      >On Jan 13, 2013, at 6:28 AM, helene cincebeaux <helenezx@...> wrote:
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      >> 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.
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      >> 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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