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Postby qgolling » Thu Mar 29, 2012 2:09 am

Hello all. forgive my ignorance, but, all I've been able to gather from my attempts @ Latinizing my name that there is no equivalent for the name Quinn, other than to add -ius. Same problem with my last name 'Golling', my middle name, 'Daniel' is a bit easier. 'Quinn' is Irish in etymology. 'Golling' is German. Any help would be greatly appreciated.
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Re: Unique Name

Postby adrianus » Sun Apr 01, 2012 10:28 am

I think Cuinnius in Latin was formerly preferred to Quinnius, Quinn.
Cuinnius ut nomen anteà praeferendum erat, Cuinni, ut credo.
I'm writing in Latin hoping for correction, and not because I'm confident in how I express myself. Latinè scribo ut ab omnibus corrigar, non quod confidenter me exprimam.
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Re: Unique Name

Postby adrianus » Mon Apr 02, 2012 11:24 am

Leaving Golling alone is OK, unless you can find a good precedent, and here you have one, with Gollingius [maybe an ancestor of yours]:
Non mutandum cognomen novum nisi exemplum habes et hîc habes quidem, ut Gollingius [forsit avus].
Exempli gratiâ:
[i]"In Academiâ Wittebergensi die Februario M DCC XXIX [1729]...Defendet responsurus auctor Georg.[ius] Christophor.[us] Gollingius"

http://books.google.co.uk/books?id=zEVJAAAAcAAJ&pg=PA8&lpg=PA8&dq=De+jure+excludendi+a+S.+Coena+et+absolutione&source=bl&ots=A6fAeHPSp5&sig=9ukfiNf5TEFdAaS84SesMx2KsoY&hl=en&sa=X&ei=YYp5T7TMEeem0AXCu-WnDQ&redir_esc=y#v=onepage&q&f=false

et

http://www.google.com/search?client=safari&rls=en&q=gollingius&ie=UTF-8&oe=UTF-8
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