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Subject: Re: Llandel
Author: Cleveland Kent Evans   (Authenticated as clevelandkentevans)
Date: June 17, 2011 at 1:06:51 PM
Reply to: Re: Llandel by Rene
Both Llandel and Yandel are probably Latin American respellings of Jandel or Jahndel, which are among the many different German diminutives of Johann (John).

I don't know how Jandel came to be used in Latin America, but the use of Johan also shows that Puerto Rican parents have adopted other German forms.

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  • Llandel - Rene  Jun 16 2011, 2:26:19 AM
    • Re: Llandel - Faelivrin  Jun 16 2011, 4:36:09 PM
      • Re: Llandel - Rene  Jun 16 2011, 10:21:15 PM
        • Re: Llandel - Cleveland Kent Evans  Jun 17 2011, 1:06:51 PM