Re: CHAT: Schleswig-Holstein (was Re: CHAT: silly names)
|From:||Eric Christopherson <rakko@...>|
|Date:||Monday, March 26, 2001, 0:33|
On Sat, Mar 24, 2001 at 11:45:13PM -0000, Lars Henrik Mathiesen wrote:
> The name itself looks like a form of the word vejrhane, meaning
> weathercock. It's not that unusual to see nicknames like that as
> family names.
I've seen that etymology given, but no one is really sure, apparently.
Many thanks for all the info though!
Eric Christopherson / *Aiworegs Ghristobhorosyo