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From: Randy Sahr <>
Subject: Re: And still another unusual name
Date: Mon, 25 May 1998 02:03:25 -0500
Well, my given name is Randy (a male name), but I am female and 52 years
of age. I know of several others including Johnnie Carson's daughter. So
it is not so surprising to find a woman with a man's name, even back
David Roberts wrote:
> Yesterday, I came across Elkanah as a woman's name in a list from the
> Hopson Farm Cemetery at Lawrence, L. I. I know the name Elkanah .. it's a
> male name. This Elkanah was the wife of a man .. could this be a coping
> error .. or was it indeed used for a female name?
> Elkanah Bond [maiden name: Mott] wife of Lewis Bond...