Knowing how different groups name their children by convention can often help in your research. There is no guarantee, of course, that the convention will be followed by any specific family, but there is the chance when all else fails that a valuable research hint may be uncovered.
Michael Leclerc, writing in the Mocavo Genealogy Blog, tells us some of those naming conventions, and gives examples of how they can possibly get us past some research roadblocks.
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