[Ger-Poland-Volhynia] Deograti or Deograto
Frank & Kay Wolniak
frankay at pacbell.net
Thu Dec 29 11:31:04 PST 2005
Gunther, on the same note do you have alternatives for the name Gottfried?
Günther Böhm wrote:
>Rose Ingram schrieb:
>>Is the latin name Deograti or Deograto the equivalent to Gottlieb?, or can
>>it be used for Gottfried too?
>more likely Gottlieb (beloved by god) since [lat.] gratus = pleasant,
>thankful. Pleasant = [German] lieb.
>The Latin name is Deograt[us], [Gen.] Deograti, [Dat.] Deograto.
>Another Latin version of Gottlieb is Amadeus which means the imperative
>The Greek equivalent of Gottlieb is Theophil[os].
>The German names Gottgetreu, Gotthilf [-helf], Gottlieb, Gottlob,
>Gottwert etc. are pietist lutheran inventions of the late 17th to early
>19th century why at those times catholic priests tended to annihilate
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