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Subject: Re: Name: Puddifer
Author: Jim Young   (guest)
Date: October 11, 2006 at 2:59 AM
Reply to: Name: Puddifer by Susan

It's French in origin, pied-de-fer, meaning "iron foot". Pettifer, Pettiford, Pottiphar, and Puddipha are other versions, so it clearly gave the English some trouble. It's a nickname, suggested meaning, a good walker.

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  • Name: Puddifer - Susan  Oct 10 2006, 11:42 PM
    • Re: Name: Puddifer - Jim Young  Oct 11 2006, 2:59 AM