Klaas Slijm

Male22 February 1841–18 October 1861

Brief Life History of Klaas

When Klaas Slijm was born on 22 February 1841, in Nieuwolda, Groningen, Netherlands, his father, Uuldrik Alberts Slijm, was 42 and his mother, Geeske Geerts Hak, was 41. He died on 18 October 1861, in his hometown, at the age of 20.

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Uuldrik Alberts Slijm
Geeske Geerts Hak
Geert Slijm
Tijtje Slijm
Albert Slijm
Fijke Slijm
Jan Slijm
Klaas Slijm

Sources (4)

  • Klaas Slijm Birth Record in Civil Records of the Netherlands
  • Klaas Slijm Death Record in Civil Records of the Netherlands
  • Klaas Slijm, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Vital Records"

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Name Meaning

English: from Middle English s(c)lim(e) ‘mud, slime’ (Old English slīm). The surname may be topographic, for someone who lived in a muddy place, or habitational, from a place so named.

Native American (Navajo): translation into English (and shortening) of a Navajo personal name composed of the suffix -tsʼósí ‘slender, slim, skinny’, such as Hastiin-tsʼósí ‘Slim Man’ (see Tsosie ).

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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