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Many people, who sailed to the Americas, over the years from other counties, changed their names. They wanted to fit in. They didn’t want to stand out or be seen as different. Some people simply used a translation, of their surname. We will be adding to this list, as time permits. Multiple pages contain the name translations that some of these people have used. The translation tables are setup as follows:

English French German Greek
Bank Rive Ufer Coming ………..
Barber Coiffeur Frisor
Beach Plage Strand
Blacksmith Forgeron Schmied
Butcher Boucher Fleischer
Carpenter Charpentier Zimmerman
Castle Chateau Schloss
Champion Champion Meister
Cliff Falaise Klippe
Cook Cuisinier Koch
Cooper Bottcher
Creek Ruisseau Bach
Cross Croix Kreuz
Deer Cert Hirsch
Drum Tambour Trommel
Duck Canard Ente
Eagle Aigle Adler
Emperor Empereur Kaiser
End Fin Schluss
Fair Beau Schon
Farmer Fermier Bauer
Field Champ Feld
Fisher Pecheur Fischer
Flax Lin Flachs
Flower Fleur Blume
Fortune Fortune Gluck
Fox Renard Fuchs
Friend Ami Freund
Gale Vent Sturm
Goat Chevre Ziege
Gold Or Gold
Green Vert Grun
Guard Garde Wache
Hail Greler Hageln
Hawk Faucon Habicht
Herd Troupeau Herde
Hoe Hove Hacke
Hook Crochet Haken
Horn Corne Horn
Hunter Chasseur Jager
Iron Fer Eisen
Judge Juge Richter
Junior Cadet Junger
Knight Chevalier Ritter
Lamb Agneau Lam
Law Droit Recht
Leather Leder
Lion Lion Lowe
Little Petit Klein
Lord Seigneur Herr
Love Amour Liebe
Major Majeur Grosser
Mason Macon Maurer
Mayor Maire Burgermeister
Minister Pastuer Pfarrer
Moon Lune Mond
Mountain Montagne Berg
North Nord Norden
Ox Boeuf Ochs
Painter Peintre Maler
Parson Cure Pfarrer
Pasture Paturage Weide
Peace Paix Frieden
Pebble Caillou Kiesel
Peer Pareil Gleiche
People Peuple Volk
Pigeon Pigeon Taube
Pillar Pilier Pfeiler
Plow Charrve Pflug
Poet Poete Dichter
Pond Etang Teich
Pope Pape Papst
Printer Imprimeur Drucker
Queen Reine Konigin
Rain Pluie Regen
ENGLISH FRENCH GERMAN
Ransom Rancon Losegeld
Reed Roseau Rohr
Regal Royal Koniglich
Rice Riz Reis
Rich Riche Reich
Ridge Chaine Kette
Road Route Strasse
Robber Voleur Rauber
Roman Romain Romisch
Sailor Marin Matrose
Saint Saint Heilige
Sculptor Bildhauer
Seal Sceau Siegel
Sheep Mouton Schaf
Shepherd Berger Hirt
Ship Navire Schiff
Shoemaker Cordonnier Schuster
Shore Rive Ufer
Singer Chanteur Sanger
Sparrow Moineau Sputz
Spear Lance Speer
Steel Acier Stahl
Stone Stein
Sweep Balayer Fegen
Taylor Snhneider
Teacher Instituteur Lehrer
Temple Tempe Schlafe
Tower Tour Torre
Town Ville Stadt
Treat Traiter Behandeln
Valley Vallee Tal
Victor Vainqueur Sieger
Vine Vigne Weinstock
Virgin Virge Jungfrau
Waiter Garcon Kellner
Weave Tisser Weben
Weaver Webber
Wheeler Handler
White Blanc Weiss
Wood Boise Wald
Young Jeune Jung

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