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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Surname

A surname or family name is a name added to a given name. In many cases, a surname is a ..... There are also names where the origin describes the original bearer such as Brown, Short, or Thin - though Short may ...... First-born males bore their father's surname, other children bore either both or only one of them at their will.

www.ancestry.com/learn/facts

Discover the meaning and history behind your last name. Your last name gives you a sense of identity and helps you discover who you are and where you come  ...

en.geneanet.org/surnames

How much do you really know about your name? Discover the meanings of your name and their origin on a map.

www.genealogybank.com/family-history

In addition, asking, "What nationality is my last name?" or "What is the origin of my surname?" can confirm (or disprove) some long-accepted beliefs about your ...

www.familyeducation.com/baby-names/surname

How much do you really know about your family name? Discover the meaning and origin of your surname, and share comments with those who share your ...

www.surnamedb.com

A database of 50000 surname meanings, containing information on the last name origins and the surnames earliest recordings.

forebears.io/surnames

A surname is part of a personal name that is passed from either or both parents to their offspring. Customs on the format of surnames change from region to ...

www.myheritage.com/page/family-name-origins

MyHeritage offers an easy way to learn your family name origins. Search over 1400 genealogical databases simultaneously with MyHeritage Research.

lastnames.myheritage.com/last-names

Here you will find the distribution of your surname sorted by countries! There is also important information about the meaning of your last name, its most popular  ...