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From: Renia Simmonds <>
Subject: Re: Abina CUMMINS married John DOODY c 1920, Cobh / Queenstown, Co. Cork
Date: Tue, 13 Apr 1999 23:26:22 +0000
I've come across the Christian name ALBINA. Wonder if it was a
mis-spelling of that?
Brendan Jones wrote:
> Dear Moira,
> Abina in my part of the world would be pronounced like
> Ab to rhyme with Lab and Bina to rhyme with Carolina.
> No doubt in different places you will find different
> pronounciations but as my ancestors also came from
> Cobh you can be assured that's the way it would have
> been pronounced there. I was very interest to learn from
> Sean that it was in fact an Anglised version of Gobnait.
> Brendan Jones
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