In our family September was a good month for girls. Three of the cousins were born that month within a few years of each other. They all have lovely Hungarian names.
Julianna was a popular name on both sides of our family tree. 3rd Great-grandmother of the September cousins, Julianna Szálteleki was born in Jobbágyfalva, Maros-Torda in Erdély. Her mother-in-law was 4th Great-grandmother Julianna Szasz. Another 3rd Great-grandmother Julianna Vill was born in Apatin, Bács-Bodrog, now in Serbia. Continue reading →
Have you ever seen a tree in the clouds? Or a cloud of names in a tree?
Direct Line Ancestors
A friend posted a link to a list of the most popular Hungarian surnames (2006). In the top spot is Nagy, the ‘Smiths’ of Hungary. Although, to be accurate,while Smith is the most common English language surname in Hungarian it translates to Kovács, which ranks #2 in Hungarian popularity.
In our direct ancestry line these surnames were ranked in the top 100;