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Subject: Re: The German surname "Gallwas"
Author: Jim Young   (guest, 77.86.6.62)
Date: December 8, 2016 at 12:38:32 PM
Reply to: Re: The German surname "Gallwas" by Mburnash
A French surname in Germany need not be of recent immigrants. Many French Huguenots settled in Germany in the 17th century, long enough for a spelling to develop more acceptable to German speakers. At one time (18th century?) Berlin's population was 25% Huguenot.

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