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Subject: Re: Girsback - English to Finnish
Author: Jim Young   (guest, 77.86.6.62)
Date: May 12, 2017 at 7:39:26 AM
Reply to: Re: Girsback - English to Finnish by Lepic
Swedish maybe? A fair proportion of Finns had Swedish surnames, a result of being subject to Swedish rule. Later many of these translated their Swedish surnames into Finnish, a procedure that may have begun after your ancestor emigrated.

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