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2 edition of German personal names. found in the catalog.

German personal names.

United States. Central Intelligence Agency.

German personal names.

by United States. Central Intelligence Agency.

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Published in [Washington] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Names, Personal -- German.

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsCS2545 .U5
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvii, 34 l.
    Number of Pages34
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5634174M
    LC Control Number68061058

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German personal names by United States. Central Intelligence Agency. Download PDF EPUB FB2

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Although he wrote in German, Max Frisch (currently on no. 56) is not German but Swiss, and as such should not be on this list as it says 'Best German Authors ever'. Same goes for Franz Kafka (currently no. ), who wrote in German but was born in Prague, which at. Personal Names. German von is generally not used with the last name alone, but there are some exceptions, especially in English-language contexts, where the von is firmly established by convention.

Kleist (Heinrich von Kleist). but. Von Trapp (Maria Von Trapp). In alphabetizing a German name with an umlaut (the mark over the vowel in ä, ö, and ü), Germanists treat the umlauted vowel as Author: Christine Bombaro.

For information on specific names consult one of the following excellent books. For additional information on "German-American Names" consult the book by that name written by Professor George F. Jones. See link below.

For additional information on German names, consult the book. The Origin of German Last Names. The meanings of German last names are those as defined initially when these names became surnames. For example, the surname Meyer means dairy farmer today, whereas, during the Middle Ages, Meyer designated people who were stewards of landholders.

Most German surnames derive either from archaic German personal names. book (such as Schmidt, Müller. A list of German origin and Americanised family names. Contents. 1 A; 2 B; 3 C; 4 D; 5 E; 6 F; 7 G; 8 H; 9 J; 10 K; 11 L; 12 M; 13 N; 14 O; 15 P; 16 R; 17 S.

Sch. Slavic names. Due to the historical settlement of Slavs, Slavic names are most common in Saxony, Brandenburg, and Mecklenburg-Vorpommern (especially in Lusatia, where Sorbs continue to reside today).

About 13% of the German population today has names of Slavic origin. Many Austrians also have surnames of Slavic origin. names missing pronunciations are excluded from results by default * is a wildcard that will match zero or more letters in the pronunciation.

example: *lee will match names which end with the sound lee (s) will match exactly one syllable in the pronunciation. example: (s)(s)ra will match names which have two syllables and then the sound rah. About the Book Author Wendy Foster teaches Business English, German, French, and intercultural communication skills.

She also does editing for online German education programs. Wendy received her degree in German studies at the Sprachen-und-Dolmetscher-Institut in Munich and later her MA in French at Middlebury College in Paris.

The anglicisation of personal names is the change of non-English-language personal names to spellings nearer English sounds, An example is the German composer Johann Christian Bach, the "London Bach," who was known as "John Bach" after emigrating to England.

For a classic German name, just think of the children in The Sound of Music: Friedrich, Kurt, Louisa, Brigitta, and wee Gretel. (And nevermind that the Von Trapps are Austrian!).

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Today many parents give their children names like (ten most popular names ). Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, whose work ‘Pied Piper of Hamelin’ every fairy tale book swears by, is probably the most famous German author, to be the inspiration behind many literary works in English.

Germany, most known for its lyrical poetry, didactic poetry, epopees, use of irony and drama, modern German literature has also given us the. These occupational names form the largest group among the German family names.

They include Schneider (tailor), Fischer (fisherman), Weber (weaver) and Meier (also Mayer and Meyer). A Meier – the third most common German surname – was a high-ranking peasant entrusted with supervising the property of his local baron.

German names are useful for people from Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Luxembourg and Liechtenstein. The following names are dinosaurs and to be avoided if you have a teenage character from these places today: Gerda, Gertrud, Hannelore, Hedwig, Elke, and Ilse; and Wilhelm, Heinz, Egon, Erwin, Franz, Adolf, Dietrich, Manfred, and Kurt.

The most common given names in Germany - []. In the absence of official statistics about given names in Germany, this list is based on "top lists" collected by a commercial website from birth clinics and registry offices around Germany.

This is an A-Z dictionary of German-American names with the spellings, meanings, and variants of ab names. The lengthy introduction discusses the development of German names, name sources, name variations, and some of the special characteristics of German-American names.

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The name became popular in England after the German House of Hanover came to the British throne in the 18th century - it was borne by daughters of both George II and George III.

The author Henry Fielding used it for the title character in his novel Amelia (). “The Biffle name comes from late Middle High German büffel ‘buffalo’ (in some areas ‘bull’); the surname may have arisen from a house name or a nickname for a loutish person. from a pet form of the Old German personal name Bodefrit.”.This free German grammar lesson will focus on German pronouns and will provide easy-to-follow examples ns are an essential element of German grammar which cannot be ignored or rushed.

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