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Re: "Nyko" and "Feska"

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  • anaelissa_wm
    Thank you Justin and Phillip, I probably should be looking for a Theodora then. Best of Luck to you both!
    Message 1 of 4 , Jul 9, 2013
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      Thank you Justin and Phillip, I probably should be looking for a Theodora then.
      Best of Luck to you both!

      --- In bukowsko_triangle@yahoogroups.com, Philip Semanchuk <philip@...> wrote:
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      > On Jul 8, 2013, at 10:19 PM, anaelissa_wm wrote:
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      > > Hi everyone, I know there was a discussion about the name "feska" before. However, two of my great grandfather brother's list there mother as Feska Maczuzak from Dudynce, and the other brother lists his father as Nyko Maczuzak.
      > > In Gloria's Carpathian highlands page, there is a family with a Nikolas Maczuzak and a Francesca.
      > > Is it possible that Feska is a diminutive from Francesca? as Nyko from Nikolas?
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      > In my limited experience, Fesko has always been a derivative of Feodor/Theodore, so I would guess that Feska would be from Feodora/Theodora, not Francesca. I don't think that's enough info for you to reject that potential connection, though.
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      > Nyko from Nikolas sounds OK to me.
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      > Cheers
      > Philip
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