[Northkeep] re: scottish personna

Marc Carlson marccarlson20 at hotmail.com
Thu Feb 20 14:49:03 PST 2003

>From: Tamberlin <tamberlinofnk at yahoo.com>
>We've got a Meryn floating around here.  Her "correct"
>spelling is Irish & there's an i and couple more e's
>in it somewhere.

Unfortunately, the Scots and the Irish are not alway interchangeable :)
Muirenns, Maureens, Marions, Maryannes, Mehrins, and so on -- or so I'm
told.  I was just trying to suggest that if the lady really -did- care. she
might want to look into tracking down an onomastics expert -before- she
settled down and got married to what name she wanted.


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