Friday, 15 January 2016

YET ANOTHER PETO (1890-1977)


I love spotting Petos. The name is everywhere. The English name and the Hungarian name. It has not been a good week for the name in Hungary (Zsolt), so I offer this posting to lighten the balance

Gill Maguire is collecting people named Peto and Pető , for publication. Here's another one for her list: Gladys Peto:

Gladys left a considerable legacy of work but surprisingly little seems known about her life.

Creative but a mystery, these are not to been seen as family traditions – the English and the Hungarian names are not related, though they are both formed in the same way.

If you would like to hang a Peto on your wall you might still pick one up fairly reasonably:



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