Posted By:Judith Ardine
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Subject:Re: Yerian Name Origin
Post Date:October 02, 2011 at 10:01:32
Message URL:http://genforum.genealogy.com/yerian/messages/107.html
Forum:Yerian Family Genealogy Forum
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There was a Hans GEORGEN from Brandenburg who arrived and settled w/the Swedes in Pennsylvania circa 1665.

The two "g"s are soft, therefore "yuriyun" from which YERIAN could conceivably become a variant spelling.

Has anyone run into this variant spelling during their research???