[Ger-Poland-Volhynia] POLISH "ALIAS" NAMES ??
kgrueneichcarey at hotmail.com
Sat Oct 11 12:44:00 PDT 2014
Perhaps these names are like "dit" names in French?? EG, Volaire is a dit name for François-Marie Arouet. In France, they were common among literary figures.But in French Canada, they were quite common to differentiate all those Jeans & Pierres. The tricky part is that sometimes a Charbonneau son would use as his dit name " Merlot", an actual family name, with whom he was not related to by blood... Makes for interesting tracking down through the generations!KMC
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