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Literal meaning
Posted by: Uncle Elmo Date: January 13, 2000 at 12:56:06
In Reply to: Tetzlaff German/Slavic Origin Solved? by Uncle Elmo of 141

Tý'islav - in conferring with some Slavic sources, the literal meaning of our name is "Grateful Celebration" ... in an holy and religious sense of celebrating, almost a feast day, as the Slavs were/are big on feasting.

Uncle E

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