Wow! Never though about trying to convert my German last
name into Irish. My dad will LOVE it! I do want to know
where you came up with it! AND I'm delighted to know that
others go for long names. Mostly my name drives people crazy.
No one can spell Ebershoff. Can't wait to use the Irish.
On Tue, 3 Dec 1996, Stiofan MacAmhalghaidh wrote:
> Susie Ebershoff-Coles (I love that name by the way)
> <<P.S. Is there a Gaelige version of Susie or Susan??>>
> Siba/n [pron. Shiv-awn], the 'proper' spelling of Siobha/n.
> Makes you - to push the lets-make-the-name-as-big-as-possible thing (which I'm
> all in favour of) - into:
> Siba/n nic Ebershoff-Coles Ui/ hIsh
> or if you want to spell in Irish style:
> Siba/n nic an Giolla Comhghaill Baile hI/omhair Ui/ hIsh
> pronounciation guide:
> Siba/n - [shiv-awn]
> nic an - [nick on]
> Giolla - [geu-lla]
> Comhghaill - [coo-al]
> Baile hI/omhair - [ball-a-heaver]
> Ui/ hIsh - [ee hish]
> If ye want ta know where I got alla that from, lemme know & I'll build a
> bizarre, but believable, fake (I mean hidden) family history for ye.