Three crosses (+++ or xxx) can be often seen in the parish books together with a name - of a godparent, witnesses, father of a bride or groom... What are these three crosses? And what they mean?
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Most people know Halloween and All Saints' Day - but for people in the Czech Republic is much more important third day of these celebrations - All Souls' Day (Dušičky in Czech). That's the day when people visit cemeteries and remember dead family members and friends.
Translation of Czech first names into English is often discussed topic. There are some name which are easy to translate, as Anna, Jan or Zu...
When you are searching for a family in Bohemia or Moravia and you don't know where the family was from surname often helps. There are ...
There are thousands of Czech surnames. Some of them have Czech origins, other German, some of them are easy to understand, some of them not...