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Subject: Re: "Flensburgh/ Flansburgh and "Arnhem" (both Dutch?)
Author: Ivayla   (Authenticated as Ivayla)
Date: March 23, 2005 at 4:37:29 PM
Reply to: "Flensburgh/ Flansburgh and "Arnhem" (both Dutch?) by "Bagpus and Friends"
Arnhem is a city in the Netherlands. I believe that the original name of the city was Arendsheim - from arn - eagle and heim - home.

There are German last names Flansburg and Flensburg (no h), both denoting that their bearers are from Flensburg - a city in the German province of Schleswig-Holstein. I have no idea where Flensburg comes from, other then that burg means city.


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