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Re: Origin of Keylor
Posted by: Tim Morton Date: February 01, 2002 at 07:58:08
In Reply to: Re: Origin of Keylor by Sandie of 763


I appreciate the reply but I believe the "CH" is gutteral (produced deep in the throat) and not the crisp K in German. It may also be transliterated as an "X" or "H" in English such as in "hutzpah" or "chaim" which is from low german or yiddish. I imagine Chelor could be the same name as Hellor or Heller. I would think Kaylor or Keylor would be deriviatives of Koehler or some similar name. However, I will explore this.

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