Is Conraet an actual first name?

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Looking for help cleaning up this profile.  Thanks!
WikiTree profile: Coenraet Hartje
in Genealogy Help by Michael Stills G2G6 Pilot (534k points)

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Yes it's like Conrad. It looks like the person that recorded his baptism recorded it as "Coenraedt".

The current versions listed on the Dutch diminutives Wikipedia page are:

  • Koenraad : Co, Coen, Coentje, Coert, Connie, Conny, Conrad, Cord, Cort, Curd, Curt, Koen, Koendert, Koentje, Koerd, Koert, Konrad, Konnie, Konny, Kord, Kort, Kurt

Annnnnnd that just taught me what my brother's name is short for. :D

by Carrie Quackenbush G2G6 Mach 8 (81.1k points)
selected by Ellen Smith
Indeed it is.
Thank you Carrie and for the work on the profile.

I asked, because the Error Report says it is the only spelling of this name in WikiTree.
Thank you Carrie, couldn't have stated this better myself. Bravo!
It is our imperative - our duty to teach the Error's database ....

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