Help with name in Slovak

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Help with name in Slovak

Postby Migra » 2016-07-21, 9:57


I am doing a genalogical research. I do not speak Slovak and need help concerning the following question: the name Andrea in Slovakia/Slovak language, is strictly a feminine first name or it can be also used by men?

I am looking for a historical perspective, so any advice about the Andrea first name use today and in the 1800s is welcome.


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Re: Help with name in Slovak

Postby Mulder-21 » 2016-09-22, 21:07

Andrea is stricly female in Slovak. I guess technically you can have someone called Andreas (probably extremely rare) have the form Andrea in genitive and accusative but that has to be exceedingly rare and has to be a learnèd declension.
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