Don vs D2

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Don vs D2

Postby ray1955 » 22 Oct 2015, 05:38

I have a relative in Sicily whose name begins with Don, he is a first born however his daughter in the town book has D2 before the name is that because the father is Don?

I heard if a first born female has Donna as a first name its to honor the father who is a Don.

What are your takes on this?

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Re: Don vs D2

Postby carubia » 22 Oct 2015, 07:22

Are you talking about someone who is alive or a relative that you saw in some old civil records?

Don was a title, not a name. Donna was the female equivalent. Did you really see "D2" or something such as "D." or "Dª"? Don and Donna were often abbreviated.

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Re: Don vs D2

Postby ray1955 » 22 Oct 2015, 13:48

Sure looks like a D with a 2 off to the top right. Like D "squared".
I don't know, could be an small a as well…..I was wondering if anyone has seen the
D2 before. So since this relative is a Don and his wife has the D2 does this mean her father was a Don as well?

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Re: Don vs D2

Postby ray1955 » 22 Oct 2015, 14:13

Ok I found a file I can use it is the line for D. Ignazio could you read it for me?
File is a one page document but it says its too big to send.
Do you have an email?

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Re: Don vs D2

Postby carubia » 22 Oct 2015, 14:51

Why don't you use a website such as http://postimage.org/? You can upload a file (for free) and then provide us with a link to view it.

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Re: Don vs D2

Postby adelfio » 22 Oct 2015, 15:33

Ray its just showing Don and Donna showing their class in society

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Re: Don vs D2

Postby ray1955 » 22 Oct 2015, 17:29

oh ok was just wanting to know about the D2 never saw that before.
Marty any idea what the O with a line in the middle vertically?

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Re: Don vs D2

Postby adelfio » 22 Oct 2015, 18:48

Showing what branch line Ignazio Spoto is number 1

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Re: Don vs D2

Postby ray1955 » 22 Oct 2015, 20:18

really….lol……boy go figure

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Re: Don vs D2

Postby carubia » 23 Oct 2015, 02:36

No, the "O with the line in the middle" is a capital D, for Don. What Marty was talking about is the number 1 with the small superscipt circle and horizontal line under it.


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