[Ger-Poland-Volhynia] Roll call - Mueller,Manzei,Manthey,Mantei, Rook

Margrit Weigel Margrit.Weigel at gmx.de
Tue Mar 23 15:11:43 PST 2004

I suppose that the name Rook was originally Ruck, 
because in Germans it sounds almost  like english Rook.
There lived some families in Volhynia named Ruck or 
even Rock.  Of course, they could haved been named
Wruck, as well, and got rid of the "difficult" W in front
when they came to America.

Margrit Weigel

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