Posted By:DEL HIESTAND
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Subject:older name spellings?
Post Date:December 19, 2006 at 20:35:12
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Forum:Hiestand Family Genealogy Forum
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I have been working on Viking history and have run across several names that are remarkably close to ours: Hestienn, Haesten, hasteinn, etc from around the late 800's on.
One time the name "Hasteinn, was a son of an Earl/Jarl in Sogn, Norway about 871. Anyone else seen this and wondered as I do?
Del Hiestand
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