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Re: Ochsner or Exner??
Posted by: Deborah Stansbury Jones Date: August 02, 2000 at 15:05:57
In Reply to: Ochsner or Exner?? by Bob Exner of 181

My theory is that the pronounciation of the name "Oechsner" by a German sounds like "Exner" to English speaking people. My husbands Oechsner ancestors immigrated from Baden, Germany to New Orleans, Louisiana in the 1800's. They pronounced their name "Exner," but spelled it "Oechsner."


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