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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. *sigh* Many thanks for all the info though! -- Eric Christopherson / *Aiworegs Ghristobhorosyo