Tag: surnames

17 Name selection practices driven by the Napoleonic Code 2012-10-28T21:50:35.230

15 Tracking family names and migration patterns using GIS? 2012-10-15T07:17:20.730

14 Correct spelling of Polish surname Dziubenofska? 2013-11-12T17:27:00.667

13 What is the standard method for recording married names? 2012-11-03T21:10:42.913

13 How can I identify all the possible alternatives for a surname 2012-11-11T13:22:47.680

12 What is origin of hyphenated or double-barreled surnames? 2014-03-26T18:03:19.583

11 Polish spelling variants for "Yechezkel Fleker" 2012-12-30T20:03:25.827

11 Finding orphaned grandfather's original surname? 2013-01-10T19:08:36.403

11 Did Edward Buten change his name from Edward Bulen? 2014-12-30T09:11:12.863

8 Kollenborn in Romanshorn, Switzerland 2012-10-23T19:05:20.727

8 What's the best way two people that share a surname can determine they're not closely related? 2013-04-25T16:05:11.453

8 Updating Surname Chart of Male-Line descendants in form of tree? 2016-09-16T13:17:23.987

8 What might 'i' separating parts of someone's name mean? 2017-01-06T03:32:23.027

7 How should I handle French-Canadian "dit" names and variant spellings? 2012-10-10T14:44:00.973

7 Finding records prior to 1838 for Malone, Franklin County, NY or St. Lawrence County, NY? 2012-11-25T22:55:25.933

7 What is somebody's "real" surname from a set of possible spelling variants? 2013-02-02T17:32:15.547

7 What records document how African Americans received their Surname in early New York state? 2015-02-03T22:31:12.147

7 Searching databases for ancestors with aliases? 2015-08-22T00:27:22.603

7 Encoding Surnames with Gender Variations (Greek, Czech, Russian, etc) in Gramps? 2017-05-07T00:19:20.897

7 Including Names That Changed in Online Trees 2019-10-28T15:54:33.273

6 How should I document a surname change from the mid- to late 1700s (US)? 2012-10-23T22:08:02.013

6 What does a phrase like "dit St Pierre" mean, when it follows a surname? 2014-02-09T05:39:36.617

6 What can be gleaned statistically from Surname occurence in Population? 2014-03-29T19:43:44.633

6 Age of surnames in German region? 2015-09-24T17:05:58.843

6 Finding surname distributions for names in Poland before WW2? 2015-10-28T14:39:06.323

6 Original Spelling(s) of Polish surname anglicized as Shemynski? 2016-03-09T19:13:56.270

6 Benefits of joining the Guild of One-Name Studies? 2016-06-24T17:24:09.720

6 MacFamilyTree: underlining the preferred first name 2016-10-16T14:30:12.653

6 Spelling Polish name pronounced Ko lo jay? 2016-12-18T20:21:35.060

6 Family name which sounds like сипа? 2017-02-07T14:54:23.800

6 Proper way to record mother's maiden name in Gramps 5? 2019-05-24T00:37:26.403

5 What is the root meaning of the surname "Samovojska"? 2012-11-13T22:14:21.660

5 Jacob Fisher and Sarah Hodges (married in 1773 in Sharon, MA) - who were their childen? 2013-05-03T11:24:57.657

5 Would the Polish surname Jurkiewicz have been different in Russia? 2013-06-14T16:17:11.840

5 What variants in spelling and pronunciation might there be for Polish surname Chorzelewski? 2015-06-09T23:37:05.817

5 What is the meaning and origin of the surname Nesselrothees? 2015-07-02T08:30:50.427

5 Creating a list of surnames from a specific municipality in Germany (Baden)? 2016-01-13T14:51:37.473

5 Researching family member that immigrated to USA from Poland in 1831 2016-05-02T03:02:01.333

5 Origin of surname Шцмоняк 2017-02-16T15:26:25.510

5 What was surname of Susan/Susanna, wife of Edward McDowell, from Devon area in abt 1800? 2017-07-02T03:15:24.363

5 Conflicting names of ancestor's parents from different records? 2019-03-20T14:53:50.897

4 Determining parents of 19th Century Swiss ancestor? 2014-08-07T12:39:35.023

4 Rule of Thumb for when Anglo-American surnames became standardized? 2015-03-05T16:16:31.840

4 Was it common for German women to use their maiden names in the early 19th century? 2015-08-15T23:01:55.843

4 Is name Angloher derived from Anglii from northern Germany? 2015-08-28T00:00:34.387

4 What is the spelling of this hand written name? 2016-01-01T17:50:05.710

4 If widow remarries, do English records ca 1820 show maiden name? 2016-10-22T12:02:50.860

4 Determining average number of people that have same surname as random person? 2016-11-25T22:40:51.607

4 Is there such a thing as Ashkenazi Jewish surnames? 2017-07-09T16:34:21.777

4 Name changes in Canada in the 1920s? 2019-02-05T15:09:36.647

3 How can a name be corrected in the 1940 census? 2012-10-22T21:22:40.050

3 How rare/common is a surname in US currently? 2012-10-26T11:46:19.943

3 How rare/common is a surname in the US Social Security Death Index? 2012-10-26T11:52:36.987

3 What is the origin of the surname 'Dubé'? 2013-05-22T18:55:49.847

3 What does the word "née" mean when following a woman's name? 2013-07-29T04:59:55.593

3 Finding original Polish surname of 19th Century immigrant to United States? 2014-05-25T21:40:46.130

3 Finding original surname of 20th Century Russian immigrant to United States? 2014-08-01T20:33:23.820

3 Tracing genealogy of people with particular Polish surname? 2014-09-08T14:36:27.687

3 How much is "Worker" an established American transliteration of the German "Würker”? 2014-09-25T10:22:38.130

3 How to Audibly "Hear" the pronunciation of a text name or pronunciation coding? 2015-01-01T02:43:43.083

3 Is surname Judah/Juddah Jewish? 2015-08-10T21:20:38.280

3 Is surname Ede of Northern European origin and rare in England? 2015-12-07T23:26:32.213

3 Name Changes in New York City during 1830s? 2016-04-05T01:03:16.270

3 Did any of the descendants of Rabbi Ascher ben Jechiel take "Rosch" as a surname? 2016-05-21T00:07:54.057

3 Origin of surname Jess in Poland/Germany? 2017-02-16T20:17:54.313

3 Looking for information on Trude Schneider, a member of the Bund Deutscher Mädel, Nazi youth league for girls 2017-05-17T06:06:38.840

3 Finding original spelling of Polish name Vazuka which was anglicized on arrival to US? 2018-04-19T21:32:03.083

2 What is the meaning and origin of the German last name Naicker? 2012-10-26T09:45:13.880

2 Sparrell as a first and middle name? 2012-10-26T11:39:26.847

2 Average number of people per name? 2014-05-04T16:34:07.167

2 Place surnames versus Occupational surnames for English ancestors 2014-05-22T19:55:15.143

2 Derivation of the Irish surname Hamil (is it from Hamuel in the bible)? 2015-06-08T00:56:48.607

2 How do I determine our common ancestor? 2015-06-29T03:02:25.803

2 Spelling of Original Hungarian or Czechoslovakian surname? 2015-08-15T20:53:22.067

2 Is there a Polish variant of the name Thillmann, and what does this name mean? 2015-08-19T14:21:42.237

2 Determining surname for 1782 baptism in Breconshire, Wales? 2015-08-23T02:10:53.843

2 Alternative spellings of Polish surname Swider? 2016-07-08T17:11:17.493

2 Identifying birth family of Joan Befford/Beauford/Beaford who married John Hobb in 1708 at Launceston, Cornwall? 2016-10-15T12:29:57.957

2 At which point where orthography of German family names "set in stone"? 2017-05-14T19:50:41.750

2 Is there a way to rename a surname in an Ancestry tree? 2018-03-03T23:34:43.080

2 Combining maiden name, birth and death dates in parentheses 2019-01-31T03:05:55.467

2 Finding original surname of Anton Orsik who immigrated to United States from Russia (Lithuania)? 2019-02-03T09:41:04.267

2 Seeking informational resources on “Robinson” family name origin? 2019-02-23T01:59:17.373

1 Name variants for Schufeldt? 2013-05-19T13:32:03.680

1 Where does the surname Cousins come from? 2015-08-16T02:13:30.367

1 How to interpret hand written will that refers to children and possibly in-laws? 2015-10-11T19:53:34.390

1 Spelling of surname Kowesnki/Kowenski 2016-10-03T15:08:59.503

1 What is the origin of the Maltese/Gozitan surname "Apap"? 2017-11-12T15:05:46.623

1 How did the surname Ormond originate? 2018-02-22T19:38:55.477

1 What Romanian surnames sound similar to Cashol? 2018-07-17T04:51:23.343

1 Identifying family crest? 2018-10-28T23:44:11.040

1 Origin of Falez Surname? 2019-02-17T22:32:36.353

1 Seeking Canadian immigration record for Pater Vavaruk/Varvarook who came from Romania 1910-1915? 2019-02-28T03:37:35.463

1 What kind of name is Awakum? 2019-03-08T18:57:05.670

1 Checking if surname is common in Czech Republic? 2019-03-11T22:47:33.310

1 Using née to indicate more than one previous surname for same person? 2019-07-03T01:52:45.070

1 Obtaining documents of Cuthbert and Baird families 2020-04-13T19:25:02.900

1 Spelling Alternatives for Lithuanian Surnames 2020-08-28T19:51:07.240

0 Correct spelling of Polish surname Mahowski? 2016-04-20T10:41:12.963