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Welsh names

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Welsh names

Posted: 1352157025000
Classification: Query
In old Welsh names,pre 1600,children had no second name as such, they were know by who their father was.David son of James or Gwen daughter of James. In Welsh this was ap for son of and ferch for daughter of, therefore Owain ap Hywel or Angharad fersh Maredudd ( the single welsh f is pronounced as an English v and the double ff as an English f. The Surname was in fact the familyname from the family's origin. ie Rhodri ap Hywel of Gwynedd.The double dd is pronounced as English th
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