[ANSTHRLD] Consult help

Maridonna maridonna at maridonna.com
Wed Oct 7 16:17:47 PDT 2009

Joe McGrew wrote:
> I found a Saint Gabriel report that says that Anton is the 16th Cen.
> German version of Antonius.  I have seen in the surname de le Tour
> passed, or the submitter says he can get documentation from a history
> of the Letour winery as a location in order to use "de Letour" as a
> descriptive.  Submitter would like the correct name form for 14th Cen.
> France, but will use his legal first name "Antonio" if a historically
> appropriate form won't work for him.

Anthoni is found in Occitan names from Saint Flour, France, 
1380-1385. Url:

Names Found in Commercial Documents from Bordeaux, 1470-1520
Lists several variant of 'Anthony': Anthoine, Anthoinne, 
Anthoni, Anthonio, Anthony, Anthoyne.

Morlet, Marie-Therese. Étude d’Anthroponymie Picarde:_  Les 
noms de personne en Haute Picardie aux xiii, xiv, xv 
siècles_. Les Presses du Palais Royal, Paris, 1967. P 61 
lists <de Latour> and is dated to between 1300 and 1399.

<de la Tour>, 1421, from Ary's article
'French Surnames from Paris, 1421, 1423 & 1438'

I haven't found the spelling de Letour so far.

Andrea Hicks/ Maridonna
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