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From: "Evertjan." <>
Subject: Re: Middlekerke, Vlaanderen
Date: 01 Feb 2005 18:52:44 GMT
References: <fe4f6d62.0502010811.253991f2@posting.google.com>


Richard wrote on 01 feb 2005 in soc.genealogy.benelux:
> Decool seems to be a French name, clustered around Nord - does this
> seem correct?

I cannot help you with your quest.

Decool however is a Flemish/Dutch name.
Overhere in the Netherlands we would write "de Kool" [the cabbage].

The Northwest of France is originally Flemish, as is

Duinkerke [F Dunkirque], Kales [F Calais],
Rijssel [F Lille] and even Bonen [F Boulogne]

<http://www.geocities.com/Athens/9479/vlaams.html>;



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