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From: Cathy Martin <>
Subject: [GERMAN-ALSATIAN] Surname endings
Date: Tue, 30 Apr 2002 09:21:30 -0400
Does anyone know the significance of an "en" ending of a surname? When a
cousin researched some birth, marriage and death records in Germany, he
found the following two incidences:
A surname that was usually spelled "DEEG" in most records was spelled
"DEEGEN" in one record.
A surname that was spelled "WENK" in some records was spelled "WENKEN" in
Thank you very much for any information or suggestions you can provide.
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