Monday, April 25, 2016

Farrenkopf - Maybe I Didn't Want to Know what it Means in German!

Amy Johnson Crow has a 31 day series of genealogy tips and on day 13 she gave us homework to search on WorldCat for family information. So I randomly searched out "Farrenkopf family" as this was my great grandmother's maiden name. I actually found the meaning of "Farrenkopf", "German: nickname for a reckless or clumsy man, from Middle High German, Middle Low German var(r)e ‘steer’, ‘bullock’ + kopf". Wow.

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