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Subject: Dashkov/Dashkova
Author: Melina   (guest, 198.146.110.209)
Date: May 14, 2004 at 1:57:44 PM
I read something about these names being Molokan. I have never ever heard of such an ethnicity. Supposedly these names are derived from Dasii and Darii, and I found that Dasii means 'martyr'. What does the 'kov' mean? I assume, from my limited Russian knowledge, that it means something like child, son, daughter, etc.

Anyone more have anything beyond this? I would greatly appreciate it.

Thanks again,

Melina

PS, sorry for 2 posts so close together.

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