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First Name Question

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First Name Question

Posted: 6 May 2012 12:41AM GMT
Classification: Query
A lot of my Dutch ancestors, prior to the move to America, had "J" first names and then went by their middle name in the US.

Names like Joanna, Joannes, Jacobus, Jan... Maria repetes a lot too actually.

What this simply tradition or is there some deeper reasoning? Are they just incredibly common names or is it like a title (Mr. Mrs. ect.)?

Thanks for any information you can provide me.
SubjectAuthorDate Posted
E Allen 6 May 2012 6:41AM GMT 
Lars Roobol 6 May 2012 7:59AM GMT 
E Allen 6 May 2012 6:17PM GMT 
Lars Roobol 6 May 2012 6:42PM GMT 
Irma Lommen -... 7 May 2012 9:12AM GMT 
E Allen 8 May 2012 12:26AM GMT 
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