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Re: Linneken, country of origin
Posted by: Mousel-Gnad Nicole (ID *****0865) Date: June 24, 2006 at 08:42:12
In Reply to: Linneken, country of origin by Patricia Bowers of 3

Hello
It could be possible that the surname Linneken,or Linnecken, is originated in Germany.
Linnen(Leinen,Leinwand) means : the material:linen,
and
eken, or ecken, means , corner, -
so my opinion or suggestion is ,the first Linneken probably was a : LINEN WEAVER ON A CORNER??

Nicole


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