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Lübeck: H or S?

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Re: Lübeck: H or S?

Posted: 10 Sep 2013 1:23AM GMT
Classification: Query
I'm thinking that Larsson has two standard s's because they come from two separate syllables and just happen to appear together in the word - Lars - son. I don't know whether this is the same for the other name because I don't know its derivation. I have in my notes on the older handwriting that the s's are written separately in the middle of a "compound word". And then in Voss and Priess they are proper "double-s" occurrences so are written like that.

Hopefully Elisabeth will give us a proper answer though, because the above is just my guess! And I don't know whether they should be keyed as ss or ß so hopefully Elisabeth will know.

(But Voss and Grosse are definitely actual surnames even if they aren't in the dropdown menu.)
SubjectAuthorDate Posted
kateshort2 10 Sep 2013 3:01AM GMT 
katerimmer 10 Sep 2013 7:23AM GMT 
kateshort2 13 Sep 2013 6:21AM GMT 
Elisabeth_Pow... 13 Sep 2013 10:40PM GMT 
Elisabeth_Pow... 14 Sep 2013 8:34AM GMT 
kateshort2 14 Sep 2013 6:19PM GMT 
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