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  • GENEALOGY
  • Here, we report that surnames can be recovered from personal genomes by profiling short tandem repeats on the Y chromosome (Y-STRs) and querying recreational genetic genealogy databases. (sciencemag.org)
  • 1881
  • The main data source was the United Kingdom Census 1881 which states that, in 1881, the frequency of the Thew surname in the UK was 398 (15 occurrences per million names) but, although this increased to 483 in 1998, this increase had not kept pace with the wider population and the occurrences per million names had dropped to 13. (wikipedia.org)
  • Most of the people with surname Chandler, descend from people who gained their surname when hereditary surnames became common in England, because they were engaged in candle-making business, around the period 1350 A.D to 1450 A.D. The 1881 Census of England (before significant immigration from Britain's colonies) shows that Chandlers were 0.0355% of the population. (wikipedia.org)
  • grandparents
  • Children will always bear the surname of the father followed by that of the mother, but if there is no known father and the mother is single, the children can bear either both of her mother's surnames or the mother's first surname followed by any of the surnames of the mother's parents or grandparents, or the child may bear the mother's first surname twice in a row. (wikipedia.org)
  • medieval
  • Topographical surnames are among the earliest created, because natural and artificial features in the landscape provided easily identifiable and distinguishing names among small communities in medieval England. (wikipedia.org)
  • distribution
  • University College London (UCL) conducted the Great Britain Family Names Profiling project to investigate the distribution of surnames in Great Britain, both current and historic. (wikipedia.org)
  • Project
  • James Cheshire of Spatial Analysis, having finished a project National Geographic, has used his research and design skills to creative 15 typographic maps to show the most popular surnames across London . (thenextweb.com)
  • descendants
  • As fiefdoms were divided and subdivided among descendants, additional sub-surnames known as shi were created to distinguish among the lineages of differing seniority of nobles who shared the same ancestor. (newworldencyclopedia.org)
  • page
  • Page 1 - MEN once were surnamed from their shape or estate, (You all may from History worm it) There was Lewis the Bulky, and Henry the Great, John Lackland, and Peter the Hermit. (google.com)
  • Swedish
  • Dahlström , Dahlstrom or Dalström is a Swedish surname , Norwegian version is Dahlstrøm . (wn.com)
  • Kornberg is an habitational German, Swedish, and Jewish (Ashkenazic) surname. (wikipedia.org)
  • Appears
  • The surname Striebling which was German-sounding, appears to have been, likely unintentionally, returned to its Anglican root in recent history. (wikipedia.org)
  • known
  • If a child's paternity was not known, or if the putative father denied paternity, the new-born child would have the surname of the mother. (wikipedia.org)
  • popular
  • In Europe, the concept of surnames became popular in the Roman Empire and expanded throughout the Mediterranean and Western Europe as a result. (wikipedia.org)
  • types
  • We show that a combination of a surname with other types of metadata, such as age and state, can be used to triangulate the identity of the target. (sciencemag.org)