Re: CHAT: barbarisms (was: CHAT: Being both theologically correct and properly modern)
|From:||Eric Christopherson <rakko@...>|
|Date:||Tuesday, May 15, 2001, 6:10|
On Mon, May 14, 2001 at 01:27:29PM -0700, Frank George Valoczy wrote:
> No, you have it right...originally the name was Va'lo'ci, meaning "from
> the village of Va'lo'c", then in late 1700s we received a small nobility
> grant and it became Va'lo'czi (my cousin who lives in Lund sells it like
> that), then in mid 1800s we received a second small nobility and the
> selling became as it is now. I think, we were allowed to write our name as
> von Valocz in Austrian times, but nobody ever did...
Very interesting, but I don't understand what you mean about "receiv[ing] a
small nobility." Do you mean someone bestowed titles upon your family? How
does that pertain to the changes in spelling?
Eric Christopherson / *Aiworegs Ghristobhorosyo