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Subject: Re: [Q-R] dit names
Date: Sun, 10 Mar 2002 21:19:47 EST


In a message dated 03/10/2002 5:26:06 PM Pacific Standard Time,
writes:

<< No same for male or female..
after all it's usually the last name that is a "dit". You don't
differentiate on a person gender with the family name >>

Hi Renée and Richard.

Renée, you're right, of course! However, "dite" shows up occasionally when
there is a variant of a female given name. For example: Judith dite Judique
Benoit (wife of Claude Leblanc) of Acadia.

Cheers. Patrick


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