Thursday, June 14, 2007

Translate your ancestor's name

Amanda Forson at the WorldVitalRecords blog has an interesting and useful post about translating a person's given name from one of 55 languages into English, or vice-versa. The main reason for doing this is to see how the name may have changed from the "old country" to the "new country."

The Behind the Name web site name translator is at

Try it - it's FREE - and it may be helpful.

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