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From: keith meintjes <>
Subject: Re: [Lilyan/Lillian -Given name alternatives]
Date: 22 Nov 00 03:46:49 MST
It may simply be a misspelling. I found a number of them when I consulted
registers from that time: Johannis instead of Johannes, for instance.
"C. H. Jones" <> wrote:
I wonder if anyone has an idea where the given name
Lilyan (as apposed Lillian) could have come from (ie Irish,
Scotch, Welsh or elsewhere. I have just discovered that a great
niece my mother called Lillian E Harding was actually baptised as
Lilyan Elizabeth Harding in Capetown on 27-3-1878. Knowing
the possible overseas source of this spelling or variation may
just help get further back.
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