What’s in a name? A hell of a lot of data, it turns out.
Four-year study by linguists and historians of British and Irish records back to 11th century analyses family names
German-Americans are the largest single ethnic group in the U.S. If you are one of 46 million Americans with German ancestry, your surname could yield some interesting clues to your family history.
The most common surnames in Britain and Ireland - and their origins - are revealed by researchers.
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Many years ago I received the birth certificate for my great-grandfather James Thomas, born in Medomsley, County Durham, England in 1862. I knew his parents to be William and Susan Thomas, but I …