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Amerikanizace českých příjmení na území Chicaga
The Americanization of the Czech surnames in Chicago

Author(s): Lenka Procházková
Subject(s): Sociolinguistics, Western Slavic Languages
Published by: Ústav pro jazyk český Akademie věd České republiky
Keywords: surnames;immigration;Chicago;minorities;

Summary/Abstract: The article discusses the changes in surnames of Czech origin in Chicago. The first part analyzes the historical aspects of the Czech immigration to Chicago during the second half of the 19th century. The second part focuses on the different types of changes of the Czech surnames. Haphazard and infrequent changes are also mentioned.

  • Issue Year: 99/2016
  • Issue No: 3
  • Page Range: 147-157
  • Page Count: 11
  • Language: Czech