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From: "LOUIS M. BARSI" <>
Subject: Re: [HUNGARY] REMAK SURNAME
Date: Mon, 29 Sep 2008 20:10:35 -0400
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RICK,

THIS IS MY MOTHER'S FAMILY.

LOU


On 9/29/08, LOUIS M. BARSI <> wrote:
>
> Thank you, Joseph for your very informative email!!!
>
> On 9/29/08, Joseph M. Nemeth <> wrote:
>>
>> Marika and Lou,
>>
>> According to Ivan Nagy the Remekházy family owned properties in Gurahoncz
>> (county Arad). Their original name was "Remold" that was changed to
>> Remelházy (meaning: from Remek house) with the grant from the King of a
>> Hungarian citizenship and the rank of Baron in 1821 and was given
>> properties
>> in Gurahoncz. Also were given the right to the prename of "gurahonczi"
>> (meaning: "of Gurahoncz". The letter "i" at the end of a name usually
>> means
>> from or of. But then the nobles usually changed to "y" to distinguish it
>> from the common peoples names.
>>
>> Joseph M. Nemeth
>>
>> Hungarian, German, Spanish, English Coat of Arms at:
>> http://www.nemeth-heraldic-art.com
>>
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: [mailto:
>> ]On
>> Behalf Of LOUIS M. BARSI
>> Sent: Monday, September 29, 2008 12:45 PM
>> To:
>> Subject: Re: [HUNGARY] REMAK SURNAME
>>
>> Thank you, Marika, for the variant spellings. Lou
>>
>> On 9/29/08, <> wrote:
>> >
>> >
>> > In a message dated 9/28/2008 8:47:00 P.M. Eastern Daylight Time,
>> > writes:
>> >
>> > Good Evening, Listers.
>> >
>> > Does anyone know if there is/was a particular part of Hungary in which
>> the
>> > REMAK surname was prevalent? And whether or not is was a common surname
>> or
>> > was unusual?
>> >
>> > Thank you.
>> > Lou Barsi
>> >
>> >
>> >
>> > Lou,
>> > Joe Jarfas's Remak findings would be important to you. Have you ever
>> > seen it
>> > spelled Remek?
>> >
>> > I did a cursory look into my alpha Hungarian surnames lists and didn't
>> find
>> > any Remak.
>> > However, one of my sources listed a Remekházy who died in 1917 and had
>> the
>> > Barok(k) status (Baroque).There wasn't a given name, nor notations as
>> to
>> > how
>> > prevalent the surname is.
>> > The suffix "hazy" is curious. A hazi spelling is "household". Why
>> change
>> > the
>> > "i" to "y"? Anyone know?
>> > You may be interested - when I Googled Remek, Hungary I came up with
>> this
>> > site which also includes Remok. It's long, but an interesting read. It
>> > mentions
>> > how Hungarian names were changed to Slav spellings through
>> assimilation.
>> > Maybe some were done prior to 1920 - (Trianon).
>> >
>> > If you are interested in researching the Remek spelling there are more
>> > related web sites - Google,,,,,, Remek,Hungary.
>> >
>> >
>> > Marika
>> >
>> > The Occurrence of Hungarian (Magyar) Surnames
>> > in the Stropkov [Sztropkó] Area of Upper Zemplén County
>> > In Slovakia since 1920
>> > by Miles Lambert
>> >
>> > These sources yielded the list of nearly 180 Hungarian surnames
>> > that appears
>> > at the end of this commentary, ...... Remek Romok, Romak, Rumak SN
>> [Remik]
>> > ...
>> > _www.hungarianhistory.com/lib/lambert/lambert.doc_
>> > (http://www.hungarianhistory.com/lib/lambert/lambert.doc)
>> >
>> >
>> >
>> >
>> >
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