Subject: Medieval French Diminutives
Author: Alejandro   (guest,
Date: December 13, 2003 at 11:01:15 PM
Lists of choirboys in French cathedral records of the 15th century give just their first names in diminutives, e.g. Malynet [= Malin], Pieret [= Pierre] etc., one that I cannot trace to its "grown up" form is Hanotin, any suggestions?
Is there any good book on medieval first names and diminutives?

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