Hungary SIG #Hungary Re: Given Names Pepi and Betti #hungary
that's a tough question. i suspect the answer is "both". in some cases, i thinktoggle quoted messageShow quoted text
parents named children based on a popular nickname, such as "boske", and never gave
a second thought to the "proper" name, whereas others named them "erzsebet"
officially, but used the nickname anyway. i haven't noticed any particular pattern
. and in b/m/d registers, the registrars seemed to record names like pepi and mor
without a problem.
....... tom klein, toronto