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Re: loya family origin
Posted by: Vlasta Loya (ID *****1067) Date: October 14, 2008 at 14:00:32
In Reply to: Re: loya family origin by Alex Loya of 544

In "Historical and etymological dictionary of transcarpathian ukrainians surnames" ("Чучка П. П. Прізвища закарпатських українців: історико-етимологічний словник / П. П. Чучка. - Львів : Світ, 2005. - 704 с." - in Ukrainian) our surname is antroponim. It comes from Croatian male name Miloya. Transcarpathia was settled by the tribe "White Croats" in the VI-X centuries.

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