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Subject: Re: Merula Silvia
Author: Cleveland Kent Evans   (Authenticated as clevelandkentevans)
Date: February 16, 2010 at 3:41:02 PM
Reply to: Merula Silvia by Just Jonquil
Personally I would guess that this is the Latin word for "blackbird" used as a given name, adopted by some learned parents as an alternative for Merle when that French word for "blackbird" first became popular as a female name in England.

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