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Help with handwriting of name

Postby bottino » 07 Dec 2010, 13:53

Could someone please give me the exact spelling of the name in this entry.
I am seeing maybe Geiliclosii. But I am really not sure or familiar with that name. I have seen it several times, the handwriting is always the same, and I still am not sure of it.
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Re: Help with handwriting of name

Postby maestra36 » 07 Dec 2010, 14:04

Possibly Gulielmus - a Latin variation for William

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Re: Help with handwriting of name

Postby liviomoreno » 07 Dec 2010, 16:40

maestra36 wrote:Possibly Gulielmus - a Latin variation for William

I would say it is the other way round: William is a variation of Gulielmus :lol:

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Re: Help with handwriting of name

Postby maestra36 » 07 Dec 2010, 16:45

Actually, Livio, what I was trying to say is that there are other spellings in Latin for the first name William as follows:

Guglielmus, Gulielmus, Guilhelmus, Gulielmo, Gulielmum = William

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Re: Help with handwriting of name

Postby bottino » 08 Dec 2010, 19:28

Thanks guys, Here is another name I can't figure out. Alloysii. Any help with this one will be appreciated.
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Re: Help with handwriting of name

Postby maestra36 » 08 Dec 2010, 19:36

Aloisius = Aloysius, Louis, Luis
Aloysius = Aloysius or Lewis


Those were in Latin. In Italian, Aloysio

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Re: Help with handwriting of name

Postby Lucap » 08 Dec 2010, 21:39

In italian the most common form of the latin name Aloysius is Luigi.
Guglielmo has german origins and it's not present in the classic latin, but it arrived in Italy in the Middle Ages and it has various spellings (like Maestra said).

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Re: Help with handwriting of name

Postby bottino » 09 Dec 2010, 13:06

Thank you all so much. Very helpful.
Paul

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Re: Help with handwriting of name

Postby bottino » 14 Dec 2010, 16:40

I now find this name, Aloysia, and it is a female child (filia)
What would that name be.
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Re: Help with handwriting of name

Postby liviomoreno » 14 Dec 2010, 16:45

Aloysia = Luigia or Luisa

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Re: Help with handwriting of name

Postby bottino » 14 Dec 2010, 16:56

Thanks again. It's clear I don't know enough about gender endings.
Paul


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