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Name "NENA" translates to.

Post by christo » 30 Nov 2008, 20:00

Can anyone tell me what the name "NENA" Translates to in English?

thanx
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Post by PeterTimber » 30 Nov 2008, 21:12

Nena is a short name for Elena in Italian but could also refer to "baby" as in Spanish NENE for "baby"as well. =Peter=

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Post by christo » 30 Nov 2008, 22:20

Thank you Peter. I guess in this case it must be his nickname. He was the youngest of his family.

thank you for the translation..

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Post by suanj » 01 Dec 2008, 11:07

christo wrote:Can anyone tell me what the name "NENA" Translates to in English?

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In Italy Nena is Nina, diminutive of Antonia/Antonina as a well also Giovanna/Giovannina .. regards, suanj
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Post by christo » 02 Dec 2008, 01:29

Thank you Suanj,
please tell me if there is a translation for the name JACK .

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Post by SuzanneDees » 02 Dec 2008, 01:36

Sabino De Luca emigrated from Santa Lucia Di Serino in the Avellino Province on the Neckar, departing from Naples and arriving on March 24, 1904 at Ellis Island. He settled in Manhattan, NY. I am looking for any De Luca family members in S. Lucia Di Serino.

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Post by PeterTimber » 02 Dec 2008, 06:17

The name JACK in Italian is GIACO or GIACCO and this comes from the Encyclopedia Brittanica rather than a website from where Elenia is indicated as being the formal name for Nena.

Further the French call Jack JAQUE =Peter=

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Post by liviomoreno » 02 Dec 2008, 06:38

christo wrote:Thank you Suanj,
please tell me if there is a translation for the name JACK .

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Giacomo or Iacopo

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Post by PeterTimber » 02 Dec 2008, 14:51

Dear Livio the inqujirer wants to know how to say JACK in Italian and not from where the Jack name is derived. The derived name is as you state but that is not a direct translation of the name Jack. =Peter=

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Post by liviomoreno » 02 Dec 2008, 15:35

Dear Peter, the translation of Jack in Italian is Giacomo or Iacopo.

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Post by christo » 02 Dec 2008, 19:49

Thank you both for the translation. I have been looking at a Giacomo but wasn't sure if the translation was Jack.

thanks again for your responses..

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Post by PeterTimber » 02 Dec 2008, 20:53

Its nice to know that the Encyclopedia Brittanica recitation on first names in Italy is in error and that of Livio is correct!! =Peter=

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Post by liviomoreno » 03 Dec 2008, 06:22

PeterTimber wrote:Its nice to know that the Encyclopedia Brittanica recitation on first names in Italy is in error and that of Livio is correct!! =Peter=
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Post by wldspirit » 03 Dec 2008, 06:34

thanks again for your responses..
christo
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Post by PeterTimber » 03 Dec 2008, 13:54

I have sent a PM to Livio and Christo. =Peter=

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