Posted By:Bob Main
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Subject:Re: Help with French names & places!!!
Post Date:June 12, 2013 at 18:29:14
Message URL:http://genforum.genealogy.com/canada/quebec/messages/9053.html
Forum:Quebec, Canada Genealogy Forum
Forum URL:http://genforum.genealogy.com/canada/quebec/

Hi Lee,

"Bout de l'ile" literally means "the tip of the island".

Years ago I wrote a little article about the French naming tradition of "dit-names". Go to the "Canada" forum and look for entry # 49055.

Cheers,

Bob