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Subject: Re: Nebraska names on Momaha.com
Author: Anneza   (Authenticated as Anneza)
Date: February 11, 2010 at 9:41:45 PM
Reply to: Nebraska names on Momaha.com by Cleveland Kent Evans
I hope you're right about young Master Sophia, but you might not be. I once knew a woman from a conservative Afrikaans family whose given names were Andries Gerhardus Philippus; it turned out that she had a grandfather with those names and it was "his turn" to hand them on to the next grandchild to be born, regardless of gender. Which is no doubt also why they weren't changed into something like Andrea (or Andriesa) Gerhardina Philippa,which would still be a heavy weight but at least not confusing.

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