Subject: Re: Dutch surnames
Author: Menke   (guest)
Date: August 2, 2005 at 2:50 AM
Reply to: Dutch surnames by Sagani

Alfrink means "from Alfert's farm". Alfert comes from Alfhard which is composed of alf- ("elf") and -hard ("strong").

Scillebeeckx could also mean "Schel's brook" in which Schel is a firstname from Scalco which was short for Godschalk. No certainty on that though.

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