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)
>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 :)