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Family Name Etymology

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King James Bible: Numbers, Chapter 26
Chapter 26 26:1 And it came to pass after the plague, that the LORD spake unto Moses and unto Eleazar the son of Aaron the priest, saying, 26:2 Take the sum of all the congregation of the children of Israel, from twenty years old and upward, throughout their...
Old Testament >> Numbers
Select Cross-Cultural and Historical Personifications of Death
This extensive introduction includes some of the more well known, along with some lesser known Death "incarnations", and I use that term loosely, as in many cultures, the Angel of Death can be quite an adept shapeshifter. We have tried to cull...
Mystic Sciences >> Necromantic Studies
Harding, Deborah
Deborah Harding began gardening alongside her parents when she was just able to walk. She lives in Ohio with her husband and two daughters. She writes articles on herbal concerns for magazines and web-zines, and gives lectures and workshops on growing herbs...
Real Interviews >> Authors
Mother Of The Gods And The Father Of The Gael
There is no surviving, or as yet translated, Creation story within Irish mythology. We learn from the Lebor Gabala Erenn, a text from the Christian Middle Ages, of the Tuatha De Danann, or "People of the Goddess Danu", who came to Ireland either...
Deities & Heros >> Celtic, Welsh, Irish & Brittish
Story of the Celts: The Celts of Ireland
The Celts of Ireland [ 33 ] The Celts arrived in Ireland by 350 B.C (some say earlier) and they thrive there to this day. A claim might be made that the Celtic Irish are among the world's oldest nationality groups. Despite periods when foreigners tried in...
History & Anthropology >> Celtic & Irish
But on to Othala, which in the eastern areas of the proto-Germanic-speaking area was evidently pronounced Othila. This is the “O” rune. It did not carry over into the Younger Futhark, so Ur(uz) did double-duty. Nevertheless, the Scandinavian languages still...
Divination >> Rune Stones
Welcome to Tyr’s Aett, the third and final aett (group of eight) of the Elder Futhark. Tiwaz is the name of this aett’s first rune in reconstructed Common Germanic. Its name became first Teiws in Gothic, then later Tiw or Tiu in Anglo-Saxon and Tyr in Old...
Divination >> Rune Stones

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Suggested Pdf Resources

Origins of Jewish Last Names in Turov
What Surname Distribution Can't Tell Us
with some of the fundamental principles of surname etymology.
Behind the Name - the Etymology and History of First Names
meaning of a name. For example, my daughter's name is “Sohree.” In Korean it means.
Is There Room for an English Surname Society

Suggested Web Resources

Behind the Name: the Etymology and History of Surnames
Jul 20, 2011 Searchable database featuring the etymology and history of last names.
Surname Origin & Last Name Meanings. Free Family Name
German family name etymology - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
German family names were introduced during the late Middle Ages in the German language area. Usually, such family names are derived from nicknames.
Scandinavian family name etymology - Wikipedia, the free
Etymology of Last Names
May 3, 2003 Surname History When communities consisted of just a few people, surnames -- last names/family names -- weren't important.

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