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On Fri, Mar 4, 2011 at 4:12 PM, BPJ <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

> 2011-03-04 00:54, Adam Walker skrev:
>
> Adn did France
>> ever have the custom of giving the child both the father's and the
>> mother's
>> family name?
>>
>
> Given Fathers surname de Mothers surname apparently saw some use
> before the revolution. Read about a guy who used that long ago.
>
> /bpj
>


Really?  That's just the sort of thing I was looking for.  So it is standard
practice throught Iberia, wasn't unheard of in France and in Italy?  I'm
still not sure it's the right choice for C-an names, but it is interesting
to know it wasn't *exclusively* Iberian.

Adam