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Subject: Re: Sarkandra
Author: Cleveland Kent Evans   (Authenticated as clevelandkentevans)
Date: September 18, 2011 at 5:28:28 PM
Reply to: Sarkandra by Kirushka
For now I think a good hypothesis is that this is a feminization of Sarkander, the surname of Jan Sarkander, a Roman Catholic martyr who was canonized as a saint in 1995. Even though he was only "blessed" before 1995, I bet some devout Polish Catholics would have wanted to name children after him:

http://www.newadvent.org/cathen/08484a.htm

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