Sites in which the primary focus is the history of a surname or a family history connected to a specific surname. Surnames Genealogy Society.
A surname or family name is a name added to a given name. In many cases, a surname is a family name and many dictionaries define "surname" as a synonym of "family name". (wikipedia)
- Wikipedia: A surname or family name is the portion of a personal name that indicates a person's family. Depending on the culture all members of a family unit may have identical surnames or there may be variations based on the cultural rules.
- Surname Category
- Genealogy - Genealogy, also known as family history, is the study of families and the tracing of their lineages and history. Genealogists use oral interviews, historical records, genetic analysis, and other records to obtain information about a family and to demonstrate kinship and pedigrees of its members.
- Generation name - Generation name, variously zibei or banci, is one of the characters in a traditional Chinese name, and is so called because each member of a generation share that character, unlike surnames or given names.
- Legal name - Legal name is the name that identifies a person for legal, administrative and other official purposes.
- Lists of most common surnames - The most common surnames in the world are, in order, Lee, Zhang, Wang, Nguyen, Garcia, Gonzalez, Hernandez, Smith, Smirnov, and M ller.
- Maiden and married names - When a person assumes the family name of his or her spouse, that name replaces the person's birth surname, which in the case of the wife is called the maiden name, whereas a married name is a family name or surname adopted by a person upon marriage.
- Umbrella Guild of One-Name Studies www
Umbrella group for one-name study organisations based at the Society of Genealogists in London. One-Name Studies. Site gives details of publications and activities of the organization. Guild of One-Name Studies.
- A Surname Search Utility www
A free research tool for finding genealogical information about a surname. Surname Search Utility.
- An Surname to Soundex Calculator www
An online surname to soundex converter utility based on the US archive standards. Soundex Calculator. Includes an explanation of the soundex algorithm and soundex limitations. Surname to Soundex Calculator.
- Transcribed Surname Genealogy Archive www
Transcribed records and death records posted by visitors and extracted from various sources. Surname Genealogy Archive.
- Featuring Allchurch/Hallchurch and Related Families www
Featuring the family in Tudor times in North Worcestershire; the diary of Edward Allchurch 1866 written on his voyage from the UK to AUS; and the history of the related Pipes of Bilston including Sir Richard Pype, and Related Families, Lord Mayor of London and descent from Plantagenet Kings. Allchurch/Hallchurch and Related Families.
- Ancestors Arcadipane and Ark Family History www
Ancestors and descendants of Salvatore Arcadipane Jnr and his wife Giovanina (Jennie) Sciarrotta, and Ark Family History, who migrated to the USA from Sicily, Italy in the 1900s. Includes name variation of Ark. Arcadipane and Ark Family History.
- A Armenia Genealogy Forum www
A list of postings where Armenians having lost their relatives during the deportations and the genocide search members of their families and their descendants. Genealogy Forum. Features also a chat room. Armenia Genealogy Forum.
- Includes Armenia Genealogy Resources www
Includes Armenian surnames, Genealogy Resources, given names and maps. Armenia Genealogy Resources.
- Family John Nichols Family Society www
Family of John Nichols, Nichols Family Society, a First Fleet convict, and Ann Pugh. Names include Kellick, Philp, Markey, Windley, Hughes, Kinsela, Williams, and Johns. John Nichols Family Society.
- Documents Blanda Family Website www
Documents the Australian branch of the Blanda family who originated in Poggioreale, Family Website, Sicily. Alphabetical listing or tree view available. Blanda Family Website.
- Family Bourn www
Family history as compiled by Wes Klang. Bourn. Features the descendants of Morton Bourn of Virginia, USA. Surnames include Bourn, Ashby, Boyce and Walk. Bourn.
- Researching Bidwells of Devon www
Researching the lineage from Devon, Devon, England to Ontario, Canada. Family tree compiled by Charles Moorhouse Bidwell, Edmonton, Canada. Bidwells of Devon.
- Ancestral Chase Family www
Ancestral heritage, Family, photographs, family pages and reunion information. Chase Family.
- Preserving Combs www
Preserving the history of the Combs Cemetery in Izard County, Combs, Arkansas. Provides a record of the 600 plus burials at the cemetery. Also features the family history of Robert Combs (b.1827) and wives Edna Elizabeth Campbell and Famie Dixon. Combs.
- Information Dufour Families Association of America www
Information about settlers in Canada and U. Families Association of America.S. named Dufour. Includes information about the group's newsletter, book publications and membership. [English/French] Dufour Families Association of America.
- National Clan Frasier Society of Canada www
National society operating worldwide under the authority of the Lord Lovat, Frasier Society of Canada, Chief of Clan Fraser of Lovat, offering membership to those bearing the name of Fraser, or those who bear ancestry to the surname. Clan Frasier Society of Canada.
- Alexa: Surnames Genealogy
Alexa Directory Top Sites: Surnames Genealogy
- DMOZ: Surnames Genealogy
dmoz.org Directory: Surnames Genealogy