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Subject: Re: "RANDTEN" (Dutch) & "FLAAK" (Frisian/ Dutch?) Meaning?
Author: Jim Young   (guest)
Date: December 2, 2009 at 7:55 AM
Reply to: "RANDTEN" (Dutch) & "FLAAK" (Frisian/ Dutch?) Meaning? by Paul

They may be locative.
I couldn't find Flaak as a Dutch surname, but Flak, Flake, Vlak, Vlake are close. Flake and Vlake are place names. Vlak means "flat".

I couldn't find Randten as a Dutch surname; nearest were Van Randen and Van der Randen which look like they are from place names. Rand means "edge border" in Dutch, so a locative origin is possible

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