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From: Scott "R." "C." Anderson <>
Subject: Re: [ROOTS-L] Middle names: the genesis and use of them?
Date: Sat, 3 Mar 2007 02:13:22 -0600 (CST)
> Date: Fri, 2 Mar 2007 15:29:51 -0800 (PST)
> From: Rita Gibson <>
> I know I've seen writings on the use of surnames, and also for
> naming patterns, but I don't remember seeing anything on how we
> came about using middle names. Does anyone know why and how and
> when? Thanks in advance! ~ Rita
I gave my observations on this subject a month or so ago, and you can find them here:
Others in that thread had some other ideas, too.
Scott R. C. Anderson
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