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Janda, Antonia daugher of Anna Pochop

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Re: Antonia Pochop Janda, meaning of name

Posted: 19 Jun 2008 10:39AM GMT
Classification: Query
This is off-topic for Janda, but there is not a Pochop board.

It would appear that there are two groups of Pochops, the Moravian ones and the Bohemian ones. That said, they only were about 20 miles apart, even though in different countries.

My Pochops are Moravian, came from Kaly and Dolni Loucky.

The other Pochops in Nebraska appear to have come from Dlouhy, which may actually be one of those towns so near the border that it might have belonged to Bohemia and Moravia at different times in its history.

According to Ancestry, Pochop is slang (Think Curly, Moe, Shemp...). But the word "pochopeni" means understanding or sympathy. So pochop could be a sympathetic fellow. If you are using a dictionary, remember that "ch" is a letter, comes after "h" and before "i".

See another post for details about one of the Bohemian Pochops.
SubjectAuthorDate Posted
Mary Levesque 1 Jul 1999 9:11AM GMT 
m015monroe 15 Sep 1999 4:00PM GMT 
Troy Pochop 28 Jul 2001 2:06PM GMT 
zyxjoiced56 19 May 2004 4:04PM GMT 
marylevesque2... 19 Jun 2008 4:48PM GMT 
klberretta 16 Jan 2010 9:45PM GMT 
marylevesque2... 19 Jun 2008 4:39PM GMT 
klberretta 16 Jan 2010 9:53PM GMT 
marylevesque2... 23 Jun 2004 7:54PM GMT 
marylevesque2... 23 Jun 2004 8:28PM GMT 
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