What’s In A Name? (8-26-2017)

What’s in a name?¬† Those odd immigrant names really took a beating in the US. Our German great-grand-father’s name was “Boldewahn” But it was spelled: Baldewan Boldwahl Boldean Boltewahn My favorites are: Oldewahn Bolderwack¬† and Baltimore In the “The Project Gutenberg EBook of Die Deutschen Familiennamen,” published in 1903 by Albert Heintze, the name is … Continue reading What’s In A Name? (8-26-2017)