Maria wrote:joasia wrote:My name, Joanna, in diminutive, is Joasia (Yoasha). The J is pronounces as a Y. Now you know why I have this name here. I guess I would be addressed, by a Russian, as Joanna Zenovna. My father's name is Zenon (Zeno). In Polish diminutive, Zenek.
Who was the patron saint of your dad?
In Russian, I would be probably be addressed as Maria Pascavna or would it be Pascalavna, as my dad's name is Pascal.
I don't know the patron saint of my dad. I think he was just named after an uncle. But, the name is Greek.
Pascalvna, I think.