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From: Pat Traynor< >
Subject: French names changed to;
Date: 25 Jul 1998 13:02:15 -0700


Here's a list of French names that were changed in Ireland.
Notice D'Aeth. If one of them was a doctor, do you think he would
have many patients?

FRENCH NAMES that were anglicised:

The names Brock, Groot, Kettle, Kettel, Raymond, Rochett, Spiller,
Stocker, Stoker, are said to be of Flemish origin. The following
Flemish names have been anglicised:

The Name; Became;

De Grote Groot
De la Pryme Pryme, Prim, Prym
Goupe Guppy
Haestricht James
Hoek Leeke
Thungut Dogood, and Toogood

The following French names also have been anglicised, as follows;

Name; Anglicised;

Batchelier Bachelor
Baudair Baudry
Beaufoy Boffy
Bois Boys
Bouchier Butcher, Boxer
Bourgeais Burgess
Boyer Bower
Brasseur Brassy
Breton Britton
Chapuis Shoppee
Conde Cundy
Coquerel Cockerill
D'Aeth Death
Dargent Dargan
Defoix (DeFoy) De Foe, Defoe
De la Tranche Trench
De Leau Dillon
De Moulins Mullins
D'Orleans Dorling, Darling
De Proux Diprose
D'Espard Despard, Dispard
Despard Despair
De Vere Weir
Dieudonne Dudney
Drouet Drought, Drewitt
Dulau Waters
Du Quesne Du Cane
Gebon Gibbon
Guilbert Gilbert
Huyghens Huggins, Higgins
Jolifemme Pretyman, Handsomebody
Koch Cox
Lacrolx Cross
Le Blanc White
Le Blount Croke
Le Cog Laycock
Le Fevre Smith
Le Jeune Young
Le Maitre Masters
Le Maur Brown
Le Monnier Miller
Le Noir Black
Lenoir Lennard
Le Roy King
Letellier Taylour
Levereau Lever
L'Oiseau Bird
Mahieu Mayhew
Merineau Meryon
Masurier Measure
Momerie Mummery
Olier D'Olier
Pain Payne, Paine
Paul Paull
Pelletier Pelter
Petit Pettitt
Philippot Philpot
Pigou Pigot
Planche Plank
Renalls Reynolds
Reveil Revill
Sauvage Savage, Wild, Wilde
Saveroy Savery
Say Soy
Scardeville Sharwell
Souverain Suffren
Taillebois Talboys
Tonnelier Cooper
Villebois Williamis, Williams
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