French SIG #France Re: nickname #france
I found this in an onomastic dictionary, maybe it can help:toggle quoted messageShow quoted text
"Ochsenbein, name existing in the Haut-Rhin, meaning "pied-de-boeuf" (maybe
a shopsign for an inn)".
Maybe your ancestor had an inn or a shop with this shopsign?
CGJ - Paris France
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From: "Pierre Hahn" <pierre28@...>
To: "French SIG" <frenchsig@...>
Sent: Saturday, October 04, 2008 8:19 PM
Subject: [frenchsig] nickname
I have an ancestor who was nicknamed (AKA) "pied de boeuf" . What