Borbála Farkas

Female17 December 1865–

Brief Life History of Borbála

Borbála Farkas was christened on 17 December 1865, in Tyukod, Szatmár, Hungary as the daughter of Ferenc Farkas and Eszter Peter.

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Ferenc Farkas
Eszter Peter
Borbála Farkas

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    World Events (3)


    Hungary becomes autonomous partner in Austro-Hungarian Empire.


    WWI. Hungary fights on the losing side and the monarchy collapses.


    Hungary loses large part of territory to Czechoslovakia, Romania, Russia and Yugoslavia. The National Assembly restores Kingdom of Hungary. Horthy becomes regent and remains influential until 1944.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Hungarian Laszlo, Tibor, Attila, Sandor, Zoltan, Gabor, Geza, Janos, Istvan, Miklos, Bela, Csaba. Jewish Arie, Chaim, Moshe, Liat, Mayer, Zev, Ari, Asher, Eliezer, Faigy, Fishel, Mendel.

    Hungarian: from the old personal name Farkas, derived from farkas ‘wolf’. It is also a nickname derived from the same word. The surname Farkas is also found in Romania and Slovakia (see also 2 below).

    Slovak, Czech, Serbian, Croatian, Slovenian, and Rusyn (from Vojvodina in Serbia) (Farkaš): from a Slavicized form of Hungarian farkas ‘wolf’, used either as a nickname or a personal name; or, in part, an adaptation of the cognate Hungarian surname Farkas (see 1 above).

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

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