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Name origin

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^ ^ ^ Ancient Egyptian Spinx ^ ^ ^

^ ^ ^ Ancient Egyptian Spinx ^ ^ ^ Report 25 Jan 2014 16:33

I cannot find the origin/meaning of the male first name Joais which is in my family tree despite various searches. any help much appreciated. Thank you

Derek

Derek Report 25 Jan 2014 17:03

Have you considered a miss-spelling or mistranscription of a more likely name???....its actually a Portuguese name as it stands...

Derek

patchem

patchem Report 25 Jan 2014 18:04

Use of Latin as explained already:

http://www.genesreunited.co.uk/boards/board/ancestors/thread/1302840?d=asc

Derek

Derek Report 25 Jan 2014 18:38

Oh yes.....Johannis..well done Patchem.but you can still Google Joais, and end up in Brazil!!

Derek

Derek Report 26 Jan 2014 12:53

...and you were iven all the answers you needed back in 2012!!