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CHAT 'National' surnames (was: De Germaniis (was Re: Roumania...))

From:Raymond A. Brown <raybrown@...>
Date:Wednesday, April 14, 1999, 5:47
At 12:53 pm -0300 13/4/99, FFlores wrote:
>Joe Mondello <Rugpretzel@...> wrote: >> > So... did *anyone* take up the name of the Teutones as the name, >> > besides the Germans themselves? >> >> Italians (i tedeschi IIRC) > >Really?
Yes, really.
>It's a fairly common surname in my dialect >(Spanish with an Italian adstrate(?), I guess, because of >lots of immigrants). Both "Tedeschi" and "Tedesco".
..and French is not an uncommon surname in Britain :) Ray.