Diane Haddad, writing for Genealogy Insider, offers us an article to help make sense of the names found in German genealogies....all of those Johanns and Marias, for example.
Naming traditions in different cultures is extremely interesting in itself, but perhaps even more so for the German tradition since so many Americans are of German descent.
Check out Diane's article at:
Genealogy Insider - Johanns and Marias Everywhere! Naming Traditions German Genealogists Should Know:
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