Have you ever noticed the curious configuration of quite a few names in central Minnesota? They're names that (maybe by accident) are a word with an L added to it, like:
The names in red are Morrison Co names, and the others are from the St Cloud Directory, but they're familiar, too.
We found L-ending names in the Bohemian church books, coincidentally those in red. I wonder if this a significant formation in Bohemia or in Germany, or Silesia? Does anyone know?
(Oh, I forgot LOL ☺)
Our good friend Anon happens to teach German, so this sort of information is something he probably realized years ago: