Hey fellow researchers, does the name "Feltlauff" mean anything to you? Etymology, translation, reference to a mythological character, anything? Researching a museum curator's life and this is one of the names of his dogs, trying to find why it would end up being a name (his other dogs are named after mythological/historical characters, so I cannot imagine this being an arbitrary outlier). Any and all ideas are welcome, happy weekend!
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@jeeves when I search in DuckDuckGo, I get a few results that I can’t read because they’re all in Dutch, so perhaps that’s a starting point?

@jeeves ...or perhaps they’re about your museum curator, hm. Still, if he’s Dutch, then I might search for books about Dutch fairy tales and legends. meermanno.nl/de-hondengrafjes

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@gannet @jeeves every reference in Dutch mentions this baron chap and his great love for his dogs (perhaps not that unusual as although he married he had no children) but absolutely nothing explaining the choice of names (I did however find a picture of Donau 🐕 )

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