[Ger-Poland-Volhynia] Fw: Eastern European Given Names

Günther Böhm GHBoehm at ish.de
Sun Mar 9 10:07:59 PST 2003

> An GOOGLE search turns up at least one hit where Pensius is a 
> surname.  Other hits suggest either a French or Latin background 
> though I found nothing where it appears as a given name nor could I 
> find any meaning.  It seems to be used in Latin poetry, however.
> One would want to be careful about misspelling it as Penius as Carol 
> did below.  The Latin connotation for that is probably a direction you 
> don't want to go in.

Hello Jerry, Rose and Carol,
how about PENIUK, a name of apparent Ukrainian origin which I found in 
Ukraine, Russia and the USA. Was PENIUS really a misspelled PENSIUS?

Guenther Boehm
of Hilden, Germany

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