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Subject: Re: given name Jentgen
Author: Doesra   (guest,
Date: June 1, 2008 at 8:27:40 PM
Reply to: given name Jentgen by Barb Leimback
This is a very, very old Name and today disused in Germany!
Today its mostly a surname!
But in the Mid-Age, it was a Variant/affectionate Form of Jan, Johannes. Others are: Jenchen, Jengen, Jentgen, Jöntgen, Jüntgen.
In English is it Ian/John (Jentgen is like "Johnny").

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