Please take a look at the baptism surname spelling for Franke-44

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Hi, please can someone who can read old baptism records, advise this surname spelling for Franke-44. The citation says it's Frankish.

Daniel Frankish  Baptism  04 Jul 1727  Cape Town, Cape of Good Hope, South Africa  Johannes Frankish  Catharina Verwey
WikiTree profile: Daniel Franken
in Genealogy Help by Anton Eugene Bergh G2G6 (7.7k points)

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''Daniel, d'Vader Johannis Franksen, Moeder Catharina Verweij, getu Johan Christoffelse Beck, en Johanna Visser, den 4e Júlij''

by Philip van der Walt G2G6 Pilot (175k points)
selected by Anton Eugene Bergh

I agree, because the sister's Franksen-1 baptism record (here: also appears to be Franksen ( 

Thanks for your detailed transcription!

Pleasure Anton! (Just goes to show how incorrect the transcriptions of FamilySearch at times can be).
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It is not Frankisch, but looks more like "Franksen", comparing it with other samples of handwriting on the page.
by Daniel Bly G2G6 Mach 8 (88.7k points)

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