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Swedish Surname Taxtel?
« on: Monday 08 July 19 17:39 BST (UK) »
Hi

I am transcribing a burial register in Lisbon and have an entry for a Emanuel Taxtel a native of Sweden. The Ta and tel are okay but I am not sure of the x in between. Has anyone come across the name Taxtel before??

many thanks
John

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Re: Swedish Surname Taxtel?
« Reply #1 on: Monday 08 July 19 18:15 BST (UK) »
The x would be unusual in a Swedish name. Perhaps try ks instead, but even then it is not looking like a normal Swedish name.
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Re: Swedish Surname Taxtel?
« Reply #2 on: Monday 08 July 19 18:44 BST (UK) »
Hi
Can you scan the name and post it so we can take a look.

Ian


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Re: Swedish Surname Taxtel?
« Reply #3 on: Monday 08 July 19 20:37 BST (UK) »
This is a scan of the entry.

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Re: Swedish Surname Taxtel?
« Reply #4 on: Monday 08 July 19 20:44 BST (UK) »
Taftel or Tastel ?

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Re: Swedish Surname Taxtel?
« Reply #5 on: Monday 08 July 19 20:49 BST (UK) »
Which year is this?

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Re: Swedish Surname Taxtel?
« Reply #6 on: Monday 08 July 19 21:02 BST (UK) »
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