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Subject: Re: Name genders
Author: Domhnall   (guest, 141.155.125.208)
Date: August 18, 2004 at 1:00:52 AM
Reply to: Name genders by Anneza
In regards to Irish, the surname "Tracey" is derived from a masculine name, "Treasach" meaning 'warlike.' The feminine form is derived from the Irish-Gaelic surname in genative tense "Treasaigh" and also similarity to "Theresa."

In a modern context, I cannot wager from whence "Florry" is sourced, but tradition says "Florence" is masculine.

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