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Am Ende/Battenfield lineage

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Re: Am Ende/Battenfield lineage

Posted: 11 Jun 2013 8:17AM GMT
Classification: Query
~Am Ende simply means "at the end" as in "am Ende der Strasse" = at the end of the street. I think you also have a small problem with Battenfield. "Field" does not exist in German. It is more likely that the original was Battenfeld - "Feld" has a variety of meanings, including "field", "meadow". I do not know what the Batten stands for only that it is not unknown as in Battenberg - the family name of Lord Louis Mountbatten, Prince Philip (husband of Queen Elizabeth) until it was changed to Mountbatten during WW1 because of prejudice against the German element in the British Royal family. It is a literal translation as "Berg" means "mount" or "mountain". Hope this is useful.
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jeribattenfie... 13 Jun 2011 6:59PM GMT 
mk77392098 11 Jun 2013 8:54AM GMT 
halpark 11 Jun 2013 2:17PM GMT 
mk77392098 11 Jun 2013 6:20PM GMT 
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