|Subject:||Re: The German surname "Gallwas"|
|Author:||Jim Young (guest, 126.96.36.199)|
|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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