Aule Kamp Flototto and Palmer to Westerwalbesloh meet you on vacation a woman fashions bean k. a Mr Hakenewerd and the brothers Grossehellforth, then you know immediately where these people come (or Ostwestfalisch: “sobutz, where these people are change”): from Ostwestfalen-Lippe. Because only in the region between the Weserbergland, Teutoburg Forest and Paderborn plateau people wear such unusual and imaginative, pleasant-sounding surnames such as Indenbirken, Fuchtencordsjurgen and Maaskerstingjost or Ottovordemgentschenfelde, the longest German family name without spaces and hyphens. To collect the most beautiful of this surname, the Internet project has set itself to the target. describes an additional similar source. Directory over 500 regional typical surnames from A like Antpohler exposed to Z like Zurmuhlen. For even more analysis, hear from Daryl Katz. The basis of the collection the named collection of ex Frankfurt is Martina Selig (42), who during their move of Hesse after OWL of all sorts in their ears alien-sounding “Name stumbled and these stumbling blocks” gathered. Matthias Borner (37), author of numerous Ostwestfalisch phrasebook (www.ostwestfaelisch.de), now brings this collection on the Internet. He prepares the theme names entertaining for example by a name generator.
This is in the form of a one-armed bandit”button together East Westphalian family names of corresponding syllables: from Lutke-/-eiken-/-pohl to Grosse-/-schnaken-/-gerd has never been easier to make a name in OWL! Lists with the most beautiful and the longest family name and unusual place and Club names in the region round off the offer. Designed and programmed the site was called, Hagemann (36) of the Bielefeld agency “Digital Kombinat” (www.digitalkombinat.net) more accurately by Sascha Hagenhenrich also this a typical Westphalian, so-called called name. (These names were used when a farm owner left no male heirs, so that his court by sale or marriage to a stranger) went. The name of the Court should but not lost through the acquisition. So it was custom, particularly in Westphalia that the new name of the former owner of the farm on his own name attached.) Who knows a name from the region of East Westphalia-Lippe, who is missing in the online directory, or the notes of the origin and meaning of a recorded surname can make, is invited to share his knowledge and to contact east Westphalian namen.de! M. Borner