Surnames Volume 1

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1855 edition. Excerpt: ...Surname of a lady of an honorable family, --Kenau Simonsd. Hasselaer (i. e., Kenau Simonsdochter Hasselaer, K. H Simon's daughter), who, in 1573, when Haarlem was besieged by the Spaniards, formed a battalion of three hundred women, --herself the head, --armed with muskets, swords, and spears, who bore a conspicuous part in all the labors and perils of the siege, -not less, says Strada, the Jesuit, to the encouragement of her fellowcitizens than to the astonishment of the Spaniards. She was then forty-six years old, and the widow of Nanning Gerbrandsz. Borst, of Haarlem, also of a good family. She d. circa 1589. Her weapons are said to be still preserved by her descendants. HATEBUHR (llD.), Hate neighbor. (Comp. Mauvoisin.) HAVERKAMP (i111), Oats field. HAVERKOTTE (EL), Oats cottage. HEATHCOTE (Q.), Heath cottage. HEEMSTEDE (llD.), _Heamsted.e (QL 5.), Homestead. HEERE (Ill), Lord, Sir, Master. HEEREN (llIl.), Lords, Gentlemen, Sirs. 's HEERENBERG, van (ill), of the Lords' hill. HEIDE, ter ( 11.), at the I1eath.-. _. ' HEIDEBLOM (ilIL), Wild thyme.:: F HEILIGENMANN (%.), Iloly man.' HELT (EL), Ifero. ' HELLEGANGER (EL), Hell-walker. Two of the name (a shoemaker and a cake-baker) in Amsterdam Directory for 1851. HELLMANN ((r).), Bright or clear man. Probably a surname of a clear-headed man. HEMELOP (m.), Heaven up; As high as heaven HENGST, den (fill), the Stallion. A name still extant, and certainly an ancient one; for it was borne by Hengst, or Hengist, who, with his brother Horsa, landed in England in the fifth century. HEUREUX, l' (JR), the Happy. HEYLIGERS (ill), Saints. HIMMEL Heaven. HOCHBERG, von of Ilighmount. HOCHE (11), Notch, Dent, more

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  • Paperback | 26 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 1mm | 68g
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 123654496X
  • 9781236544964