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Subject: Ilse and Ilsing
Author: lac   (Authenticated as lac)
Date: June 12, 2010 at 6:45:46 PM
I've come across two characters from German folklore: King Ilsing and his daughter Princess Ilse. The Ilse river is supposedly named for her. Does anyone know what Ilse and Ilsing mean? I suppose Ilse could be a nn for Elisabeth but the fact that her name comes from German folklore makes me think there's another answer.

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