Bjär may also have to do with björk, birch.
At 18:52 2010-01-30, you wrote:
At 18:38 2010-01-30, you wrote:
>Thanks, Martin. Having the correct spelling
>helps! What is the english translation of Bjärshög?
These are very old names and the spelling and
meaning may have changed during the centuries, if
not millenia. Bjär may come from björn (bear) or
from anold word bierg (mountain, berg). Hög means
a height, sometimes man-made as in a grave-mound, barrow.
> From what you have said, it seems likely that
> this would have been the name of a farm instead of a parish. Is that right?
I have no idea at all. You need to check the parish records.
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