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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 Latvian Lithuanian Norwegian
Bank Coming ……….. Coming ……….. Coming ………..
Barber
Beach
Blacksmith
Butcher
Carpenter
Castle
Champion
Cliff
Cook
Cooper
Creek
Cross
Deer
Drum
Duck
Eagle
Emperor
End
Fair
Farmer
Field
Fisher
Flax
Flower
Fortune
Fox
Friend
Gale
Goat
Gold
Green
Guard
Hail
Hawk
Herd
Hoe
Hook
Horn
Hunter
Iron
Judge
Junior
Knight
Lamb
Law
Leather
Lion
Little
Lord
Love
Major
Mason
Mayor
Minister
Moon
Mountain
North
Ox
Painter
Parson
Pasture
Peace
Pebble
Peer
People
Pigeon
Pillar
Plow
Poet
Pond
Pope
Printer
Queen
Rain
ENGLISH
Ransom
Reed
Regal
Rice
Rich
Ridge
Road
Robber
Roman
Sailor
Saint
Sculptor
Seal
Sheep
Shepherd
Ship
Shoemaker
Shore
Singer
Sparrow
Spear
Steel
Stone
Sweep
Taylor
Teacher
Temple
Tower
Town
Treat
Valley
Victor
Vine
Virgin
Waiter
Weave
Weaver
Wheeler
White
Wood
Young

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