When Cornelis van der Geld was born on 29 February 1892, in Hilversum, North Holland, Netherlands, his father, Cornelis van der Geld, was 34 and his mother, Rijkje Mosterman, was 34. He married Woutertje Johanna Coorn on 7 February 1917, in Hilversum, North Holland, Netherlands. He died on 12 November 1944, in his hometown, at the age of 52.
Some characteristic forenames: Vietnamese Anh, Thanh, Hung, Minh, Vinh, Dung, Hue, Huong, Lan, Quang, Tan, Thuy, Hong, Chi, Hang, Ho, Pok, Sang, Bai, Chin, Ching, Chu, Chuan, Dong.
Vietnamese (Vạn): from the Chinese surname 萬, see Wan 1.
Vietnamese (Văn): from the Chinese surnames 文 or 聞, see Wen 2 and 3, and also 5 below.