[Haskell-cafe] Just curios
Tom.Schrijvers at cs.kuleuven.be
Mon Jun 11 13:15:13 EDT 2007
On Mon, 11 Jun 2007, Stephen Forrest wrote:
> On 6/10/07, Brandon S. Allbery KF8NH <allbery at ece.cmu.edu> wrote:
>> You're pretty close, actually :) Names derived from Hebrew were
>> fairly common in the Bible belt back when he was born. ("Haskell"
>> from , wisdom. I half suspect "Curry" has a Biblical origin
>> as well, from .)
> Bible belt? Curry was born in Millis, Massachusetts, and grew up in Boston.
> The word "Haskell" seems to occur much more frequently as a surname,
> originating in the British Isles. It seems more plausible that he got the
> name "Haskell" from some relative or family friend somewhere than ascribing
> a Hebrew origin for his name.
I found this:
HASKEL: Hebrew name meaning "intellect." Variant, Haskell, exists.
in a list name explanations:
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