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Subject: Re: Names whose masculine and feminine forms coincide
Author: Christo   (guest, 193.98.144.2)
Date: August 10, 2004 at 11:17:25 PM
Reply to: Names that have gone "the other way" by Kelly R.
There can be many names whose masculine and feminine forms coincide. E.g., there are many French names of that kind, some even with identical spelling (Dominique etc.).

Elisha for a male is a byblical name.
Elisha for a female is a diminutive for Elisabeth (Elisaveta) in some Slavic languages.

For Jan, there is godd explanation in the database.

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