Charakterystyka imion nadawanych dzieciom w Krasiejowie w latach 1831-1910
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Characteristics of names given to children in the village of Krasiejów in the years 1831-1910
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The article presents an analysis of the names given to children in the village of Krasiejów in the years 1831-1910. Through exposition of the issue of the choice of first, second and third names documented in the register books in Krasiejów the author seeks to determine the frequency and scale of conferring particular names as well as the factors that influenced the decision of the parents. The object of the article is to analyze the seasonalness of the occurrence of male and female names, a phenomenon linked directly to the Catholic calendar. The most and least frequent first and second names are discussed. One of the aspects dealt with is the choice of names for illegitimate children.
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