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Subject: Re: Hemma
Author: Swiff   (Authenticated as Swiff)
Date: June 30, 2011 at 12:38:15 PM
Reply to: Hemma by lac
I did submit the name Hemma. Every book or reliable name site that I did check told me that it is short for female versions of Wilhelm - look: http://www.heiligenlexikon.de/BiographienH/Hemma_von_Gurk.htm

Saint Hemma became popular in some parts of East Europe where the "h" was dropped.

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