Quick tip: “levenloos” is not a first name

In some trees, you will see the name ‘Levenloos’ as the first name. However, ‘levenloos’ means ‘lifeless’ and is used to indicate stillborn children.

Read more about the term levenloos.

Dutch girls laying flowers on the graves of a temporary graveyard for killed Canadian soldiers. Edderwolde, The Netherlands, 1945.

Dutch girls laying flowers on a grave.

About Yvette Hoitink

Yvette Hoitink is a professional genealogist in the Netherlands. She has been doing genealogy for 20 years. Her expertise is helping people from across the world find their ancestors in the Netherlands. Read about Yvette's professional genealogy services.

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