Austrian Record Entry Displaying Sample Alphabet

Additional Letters Found in Austrian Records

 Ää    Ææ    Öö    Üü    ß  

Samples of Interchangeable Phonetic Spelling

 Dd  Tt  Weidenaur  Weittenaur
 Ff  Vv  Feucht  Veicht
 Gg  Kk  Granser  Krantzer
 Hh  Kk  Hainitz  Kainiz
 Kk  Cc  Kreuzer  Creuzer
 Öö  Ee  Ödlesberg  Edlesberg
 Pp  Bb  Plessberger  Blessberger
 Ÿÿ  Ii  Peÿrl  Peirl
 Ab  Ib  Abraham  Ibrahim
 Am  Ham  Amesder  Hameseder
 An  Un  Anteusch  Unteusch
 Gro  Grei  Grossmeier  Greismeier

Sample Variations in Family Names

 Ehn    Enn
 Frühwald  Friwalt
 Gierer    Gürer
 Hainitz  Kainiz
 Kernstog    Kernstock
 Leitner  Leutner
 Nagl    Nägel
 Pehm  Behm
 Pöhm    Böhm
 Peyrl/Peurl    Bayr/Bayerl
 Pösenböck    Besenbeck
 Stix  Stüx
 Stiz  Stütz
 Stüchs  Stüks

Samples of Latin vs. German Given Names

Latin
German
 Carolus  Karl
 Georgius  Georg
 Gertrudis  Gertraud(t)
 Joannes    Johann(es)
 Laurentius    Lorenz
 Mathildis    Mathilde
 Vitus    Veit(h)

Samples of Locality Name Variations & Changes

 Bertholz  Kleinpertholz
 Bizaigen  Pitzeichen
 Bockschlag  Poggschlag
 Dumling  Thumling
 Edt  Oed
 Egg  Eck
 Foirantz  Voirans
 Hannagschmais  Annagschmais
 Klein Germbs    Kleingerungs
 Penatshof  Bernhardshof
 Praunöck  Braunegg
 Raÿzendorf  Reitzendorf
 Ringbach  Rinnbach
 Roikenreid  Roggenreith
 Weindling  Weinling
 Wihalben  Wiehalm

Other Patterns

 Name with line above a letter    Double letter (ē = ee)
 Name with line above last letter  Missing ending (Adā = Adam; Hofmā = Hofman)
 Name with "b" added after last letter    "b" is dropped & previous letter is doubled
 Names may be abbreviated at times  Hs = Hanß
 Names & words may be abbreviated using a colon  Magd: for Magdalena; ux: for uxor
 Names & words may be hyphonated at end of lines  Otten= (next line) =schlag (meaning Ottenschlag)
 ü  umlaut u 
 ú or ŭ  u; accents used to differentiate between letter "n"
 Ÿÿ  Yy; no difference or additional meaning
 -in    Ending often added to female surnames

Patterns in Waldvierteler Woodpile

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