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From: Fr John L <>
Subject: Re: [Q-R] Isobell = Elizabeth interchangeable ?
Date: Tue, 13 Apr 2010 11:04:37 -0400
Isabel (also spelled Isabelle, Isabella, Isobel, etc. etc.) has been a variant of Elizabeth (also spelled Elisabeth) from time immemorial -- or nearly. The Queen of Spain who sent Cristobal Colon (aka Christopher Columbus, Christophe Colomb, et al. ) on his expedition was probably christened Elisabeth.
Fr John L
From: Sheila Lafleur <>
Sent: Mon, Apr 12, 2010 11:58 pm
Subject: [Q-R] Isobell = Elizabeth interchangeable ?
Thanks for your help Linnie
I found Thomas Boyes family on 1852 census.... it was transcribed under BUYES
I have a Question would Isobell translate to Elizabeth are these 2 names
have an Elizabeth that died in 1831 daughter of James & Ellen Boyes I have
othing else on an Elizabeth I do have a birth of a daughter Isabell to them in
803 and wonder now if they are the same person.
example I have a Daniel who was as called both Danny & Donald
Daniel and Donald are sometimes, but not always, interchangeable in Scotland
ecause Domhnall, the Gaelic version of Donald, may be Anglicized as Daniel.
hese two names are here therefore classified as Lesser Synonyms
Thank you for your help
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