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From: "Catherine Salt" <>
Subject: Re: [CHS] Recycling names?
Date: Fri, 16 Jun 2006 16:40:12 +0100
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As you said Esther,
Some just used the same Name ! One of Mine
Francis "Frank" LLOYD had 14 Children, name 7 after himself ?

Francis Archibald
Frank Victor
Frances Gladys
Frank Stuart
Frances Gwendoline
Frank Gerald

a man with a super ego ??

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From: "Esther" <>
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Sent: Friday, June 16, 2006 2:07 PM
Subject: Re: [CHS] Recycling names?

> >
>> I have a few instances where families appear to have reused the same name
>> if
>> a child has died. Is this possible? It seems a bit strange to me....
> Entirely possible, Sally, and not at all unusual. For whatever reason,
> that name had to be used, maybe the child was named after a grandparent,
> or other person important to the family.
> I'm not too sure about the naming patterns in England.
> But! If you find two children with the same name in one family, don't
> assume the older one has died until you also find the death registration.
> I have actually found samples of two living children in the same family.
> They would likely be going through life with a nickname to keep them
> apart.
> Esther
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