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From: "Anne Owen Taylor" <>
Subject: Re: [Cmn-L] Re: NEM
Date: Fri, 19 Jul 2002 12:10:49 +0100
Hi Pat & Trevor
Or it might have been Nell - the ll read as m.
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From: "Pat Powell" <>
Sent: Friday, July 19, 2002 10:02 AM
Subject: [Cmn-L] Re: NEM
> Hi Trevor
> So here is my thoughts on the subject - maybe if we all contribute our
> ideas - something may just ring a bell.
> I wondered if you read the name from a handwritten script or if it was
> transcribed from a handwritten script - it just nay have been misread -
> and the two names that I thought of were Nan and Non - both of which are
> in use as first names.
> In message <002c01c22ecf$1cc25140$
> m>, Charlene Herbert <> writes
> >Regarding NEM...I have thought long and hard over this one...as a
> >rep. I deal with a lot of "different" types of persons...literate,
> >illiterate, foreign, etc...
> >Perhaps NEM is just that...a derivative of the the letter "N"
> >Maybe Elizabeth or a family member said her name was Elizabeth N and the
> >word came out like saying hmmmm..
> >its just a thought. I have been doing a lot of research of Polish
> >and the way that the names have been translated and masacred I could see
> >how a name could be misspelled.
> >just my 2 cents worth from ONtario Canada.
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