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From: "Edie" <>
Subject: Re: [GERMAN-BOHEMIAN] German given names to English names
Date: Sat, 19 Aug 2006 07:09:04 -0700
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Aida,

What does the name Gerhardt mean?

Thanks in advance,
Edie Sando

----- Original Message -----
From: "Aida Kraus" <>
To: <>
Sent: Thursday, August 17, 2006 1:14 PM
Subject: Re: [GERMAN-BOHEMIAN] German given names to English names


There is no English equivalent to Reinhard, Mary. This is a first name also
spelled Reinhart. It is an old Germanic name meaning "im Rate kühn" which we
could translate as "wise man"
it is possible that they used it as a last name, like Anton or Heinrich,
which are used also as last names.
Aida

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----- Original Message -----
From: "Mary Read" <>
To: <>
Sent: Thursday, August 17, 2006 11:31 AM
Subject: [GERMAN-BOHEMIAN] German given names to English names


> Would someone please let me know what the English
> equivelant to "Reinhard" would be? Is it Richard?
> I've been trying to find a family on the 1880 + U.S.
> census records and nothing shows up in the indexes,
> even with just putting in the surname. Hope an
> equivelant will help.
>
> Thanks,
> Mary Read
>
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