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 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". In the Western Hemisphere, it is commonly synonymous with last name because it is usually placed at the end of a person's given name there.
- 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 vary nationally, regionally, and culturally. Lists of widely common surnames consist of those family names most often occurring within the total population of a region.
- 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. "Birth name" is also used as a gender-neutral or masculine substitute for "maiden name."
- 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.
- 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.
- A Surname Search Utility www
A free research tool for finding genealogical information about a surname. Surname Search Utility.
- Transcribed Surname Genealogy Archive www
Transcribed records and death records posted by visitors and extracted from various sources. Surname Genealogy Archive.
- Relations Arbuckle www
Relations of Doug Arbuckle including the surnames Farmer, Arbuckle, Jacobs, Roark and Weeks. Arbuckle.
- Ancestral Arner, Erner, Orner and Urner Families in America www
Ancestral research compiled by Joseph Erner. Arner, Erner, Orner and Urner Families in America.
- Includes Armenia Genealogy Resources www
Includes Armenian surnames, Genealogy Resources, given names and maps. Armenia Genealogy Resources.
- The Amerian, Memleketian and Kasarjian Family Genealogy www
The family genealogy of an Armenian Family tracing its roots to Dikranagert (now Diyarbekir), Memleketian and Kasarjian Family Genealogy, Turkey. Research of the Amerian, Memleketian and Kasarjian family lineage. Amerian, Memleketian and Kasarjian Family Genealogy.
- 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.
- Access Lovegrove Family Society www
Access to detailed information about members of the Lovegrove family since George and Sarah Lovegrove sailed from Bramley England to Sydney Australia in 1853. Lovegrove Family Society.
- Tracing Biltcliffe www
Tracing the history of the name with origins in Hudderfield. Biltcliffe.
- Family Burger www
Family history exploring links with Poland, Burger, Germany and Switzerland. Compiled by Mike Burger.
- Family Cloustons of Tyneside www
Family history as displayed by Peter Clouston. Tyneside. Features the ancestors and descendants of Joseph Storer Clouston (1866-1944). Cloustons of Tyneside.
- Descendants Colton Family www
Descendants of Quartermaster George Colton, Family, who arrived from Sutton Coldfield, England to the Salem, MA USA in 1640. Includes generations chart, name index, individual biographies, and a guest book. Colton Family.
- 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