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Children with the same name

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Re: Children with the same name

Posted: 29 Apr 2013 4:26AM GMT
Classification: Query
Just browsing and saw this - sorry am going to make it even more difficult! Scotland is not the only country with the tradition of naming children after grandparents - i.e. 1st daughter after maternal grandma, 2nd after paternal grandma and vice versa. I met an Afrikaans family in South Africa where the two living daughters had exactly the same names because the two grandmas had exactly the same names and they could not refuse the tradition or there would have been a family row! Johanna Elisabeth Magaretha - the second used her second name for daily use but apparently there was no legal hindrance to them both having exactly the same names and this applies to other countries as well. For what it is worth, just to show it can happen.
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midnite320 13 May 2012 4:50PM GMT 
jmyoung365 13 May 2012 9:01PM GMT 
leytaducasse 14 May 2012 3:20AM GMT 
midnite320 14 May 2012 8:31PM GMT 
halpark 29 Apr 2013 10:26AM GMT 
JulieBlissH 30 Apr 2013 1:44PM GMT 
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