View Full Version : Jacobus means James in English
03-04-2009, 5:36 PM
Hi everyone I have just had some infomation back from Family research Belgium and they have said that Jacobus means James in English I never knew that so will take there word on itI wonder what Carolus means as thats his middle name?
03-04-2009, 6:00 PM
Carolus is Charles
03-04-2009, 6:05 PM
that helps and makes sense James named his first child Charles
03-04-2009, 7:45 PM
Here are some more found in early parish registers which sometimes catch people out:
Aedus = Hugh
Arcturus, Artorius, Arturus = Arthur
Gualterus = Walter
Guglielmus, Gulielmus, Guilhelmus, Gulielmo, Gulielmum = William
Hieremias = Jeremiah
Ioannes, Joannes, Joannis, Johannes, Johannis = John
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