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Re: Meaning of last name "Pulling"
Posted by: Bob Pullings (ID *****1289) Date: May 31, 2007 at 14:10:41
In Reply to: Meaning of last name "Pulling" by Tim Pulling of 53

In the book, "The Monks of War," a 'poulain' is the Flemish term used for, 'a Syrian-born Frank.' This would apply to children born in Syria, whose fathers were Flemish knights of the Crusade. Those with money took their families with them on early Crusades. Hope this helps.

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