German form of Arabic Ahmad,
Names. hence "noble ruler.
The name Jan is of Dutch, Polish and Scandinavian origin.
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After a few generations, these names became hereditary and were passed on from generation to generation.
Variant spelling of German Adler, meaning
meaning "bright nobility.
Variant spelling of German Aldric, meaning
meaning "venerable." German form of Scandinavian Axel,
In that case the genealogist needs to remember that "Spelling doesn't count!".
The cousin who came over with his family at the same time chose to use "Black".
Old German name composed of the elements amal
August 02, 2008
meaning old ruler; long
byname related to
Jan is largely used in the Czech, Dutch, English, German, Polish, Scandinavian, Belgian, and Slavic languages, and it is derived from Czech and Hebrew origins.
Scottish Baby Names Meaning: In Scottish Baby Names the meaning of the name Jan is: God has been gracious.
"old" and diener "servant,"
Older form of German Otto,
"bright" and wald "ruler," hence "bright
If an elder child died young, the parents frequently reused the deceased child's exact name on the next born child of the same gender. ruler.
For example, if the first two males born in a family were named Johann Christoph and Johann Friedrich, they were usually called by their second given names.
The development of alias surnames was often tied to agriculture.
Patronymic names changed with each generation.
meaning "father of peace.
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a form of Jehoiakim,
Anton. Multiple given names were often the names of parents or other relatives.
Old High German name composed of the elements bero
German name composed of the
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"spear," hence "god-spear."
It consists of 3 letters and 1 syllable and is pronounced Jan, Yahn.
German given names are usually derived from Biblical names, such as Josef (Joseph); from the names of saints, such as Joannes (Joan); or from Old German, such as Siegfried.
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A good way to determine naming customs of the area is to study the patterns found in the records of birth/christening, marriages, and burials/deaths.
Not all German first or last names have an English equivalent, but many do.
Deutsches Namenlexikon (German name dictionary).
Gender and grammar can affect German word endings.
Old German name composed of the elements berin
It was originally a derogatory term for men with hawk-like, predatory characteristics.
spelling of German Armin,
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