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Re: Unusual First Names
« Reply #216 on: Sunday 18 December 16 03:30 GMT (UK) »
You win Renatha.... love it, lol!
ROBERTS / ROBERT / ROBERTSON (Paternal) - Dunbartonshire/Stirlingshire, Scotland
NEWEY - Leicestershire, England
FITZGERALD - Co. Cork - Ireland
HOWLETT - Suffolk, England
PHILMORE - Wiltshire, England
CHAPMAN - Cornwall - England
NICHOLLS - Cornwall - England
SHAW - Nottinghamshire, England
PRITCHARD - Salop, England
ROBERTS (Maternal) - Surrey, England

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Re: Unusual First Names
« Reply #217 on: Sunday 18 December 16 05:16 GMT (UK) »
Just checking for one of the ancestors and found...... Antrobus as a middle name, first name George :o :o

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Re: Unusual First Names
« Reply #218 on: Sunday 18 December 16 08:26 GMT (UK) »
Just came across Gabriel Money BOX in a parish document when looking for someone else!  :)
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Re: Unusual First Names
« Reply #219 on: Sunday 18 December 16 08:37 GMT (UK) »
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Bradbury (Sedgeley, Bilston, Warrington)
Cooper (Sedgeley, Bilston)
Kilner/Kilmer (Leic, Notts)
Greenfield (Liverpool)
Holyland (Leic)
Pryce/Price (Welshpool, Liverpool)
Rawson (Leicester)
Upton (Desford, Leics)
Partrick (Vera and George, Leicester)
Marshall (Cheshire/Leicester)

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Re: Unusual First Names
« Reply #220 on: Sunday 18 December 16 09:36 GMT (UK) »
In my sister in laws tree, 4 brothers:-

Leonidas Polybius
Maximian Alphonso
Octavius Frederick
Julius

Their father was a R N Commander
Sweetland-Sth London/Wilts
Dalton- Battersea/Mitcham/Merton/City of London
Godwin- Wilts
Murison- Scotland/USA/Quebec
Skinner/Latter/Moon - Tonbridge & Wadhurst
Banks - Merton, Surrey

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Re: Unusual First Names
« Reply #221 on: Sunday 18 December 16 13:04 GMT (UK) »
Seems like Redigon is faily unusual.  ???
BORCHARDT in Poland/Germany, BOSKOWITZ in Hungary + Austria, BUSS in Germany, FEKETE in Hungary + Austria, GOTTHILF in Hammerstein, GUBLER in Switzerland, KONIG in Germany, KRONER  & PLACZEK in Poland.

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Re: Unusual First Names
« Reply #222 on: Monday 19 December 16 13:40 GMT (UK) »
Unusual first names I have come across: Archelaus, Jabez and Jacobin (at least I think that's the correct spelling).

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Re: Unusual First Names
« Reply #223 on: Tuesday 20 December 16 12:30 GMT (UK) »
From my German line I've been adding on Ancestry - Anonyma LEHR 1814-1814 and Anonymus LEHR 1820-1820 - I guess they were stillborn and not actually given names?  :'(
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Re: Unusual First Names
« Reply #224 on: Wednesday 21 December 16 17:55 GMT (UK) »
Having found one to hsng on our Australin branch I now keep finding others but where does Hurtle come from as a first name given to  a son of a verydevote  Methodist family/ ???
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