CHAT: weird names,was Re: conlanging,the ultimate feminist subversion
|From:||Nik Taylor <fortytwo@...>|
|Date:||Wednesday, August 4, 1999, 0:05|
nicole perrin wrote:
> My surname, however, is Perrin, and
> I have no idea what that means. In fact, I don't even know where it
> originated from.
According to my book on surname origins, it is French/English, meaning
"Little Peter", ultimately from Latin _Petrus_.
"[H]e axed after eggys: And the goode wyf answerde, that she coude not
speke no Frenshe ... And then at last a nother sayd that he woulde haue
hadde eyren: then the goode wyf sayd that she vnderstood hym wel." --
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