Dutch term: Register van naamsaanneming

Name taking record of Jelmer Sipkes Sipma

Name taking record of Jelmer Sipkes Sipma. Image credit: Tresoar

A register van naamsaanneming is a register of name taking. In 1811/1825, people that did not have a last name yet, like people from the northern provinces or Jews, had to register their new name.

See the article about name taking records for more information.

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