[Ger-Poland-Volhynia] Fuhl variants; was Re: Schmidtke of Chelm

Jerry Frank FranklySpeaking at shaw.ca
Sun Apr 17 09:51:14 PDT 2011

Though we are straying from the original family question, this discussion about the names is quite interesting.  There was in fact a Füllmann family which lived at Rosenfeld, just 13 miles north of Gretna in Manitoba.


----- Original Message -----
From: Reiner Kerp <mail at reiner-kerp.de>
Date: Sunday, April 17, 2011 10:42 am
Subject: Re: [Ger-Poland-Volhynia] Schmidtke of Chelm, Poland, Russia
To: ger-poland-volhynia at eclipse.sggee.org

> Am 17.04.2011 17:24, schrieb shoning at q.com:
> > I may be pointing out the obvious, but the Fuhl surname could 
> also be "Fühl" (incidentally, the German word for "feel"), and 
> depending upon what search engine you use or how you search for 
> the name, you may not find "Fühl" when you are looking with 
> "Fuhl".  Of course, "Fühl" could be anglicized as "Fuehl".
> not to forget: in some cases part of names were cut off. Names as
> Fillmann or Füllmann were common in areas like the Palatinate, where
> many kolonists came from.
> -- 
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> Reiner (Kerp)
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