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Posted - 21/04/2017 :  01:35:10  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Is there an alternate, or, earlier spelling of the farm name Rønne? I have been told it has been spelled as "Røynne", or, "Røyne"...

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Posted - 21/04/2017 :  02:12:45  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
From Oluf Rygh: Norwegian Farm Names

Listen over gårder er hentet fra "Norske Gaardnavne".

v.14, p.51
71. Røine. Udt. røin'. -- Røne, Røen NRJ. II 45. Røynen
From Oluf Rygh: Norwegian Farm Names

1559. Røenne 1590. Rønne 1626. 1630. 1664. Rønne med Lille
Rønne og Raattwold 1723.

*Røyni n., Sted bevoxet med Rognetræer, afledet af *raunn m.
eller *raun f., Rogn (Indl. S. 31, Ldsbl. 445). Samme Navn i Hof S. (Bd.
III S. 269) og i Faaberg (Bd. IV, 1 S. 215).


Edited by - lyndal40 on 21/04/2017 02:14:24
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Posted - 21/04/2017 :  11:23:36  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Various spelling from district to district.
The name means "Rogn" Rowan or Mountain-ash.

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