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What's in a Name?

Spellings

The name Landles has a variety of spellings. It came through my family as a middle name in the last three generations with this spelling and is the reason why I name this blog… 779 more words

Genealogy

Movie Star Surnames

Many movie stars have fairly well-known names, like Robert or Scarlett. But what if we stepped beyond that and looked to their surnames for inspiration? Here’s what you find when looking at some of the most iconic movie stars: 238 more words

Celebrity

Name Calling

Some names like Beauchamp,
get mispronounced
unless you teauchamp,

thought Niamh Cholmondley,
glolmondley.

Odds And Sods

MRIN-67 Mr. Barlet and Mary Conrad

Mr. Barlet and Mary Conrad

My 6th great grandparents

MRIN-67

Please keep in mind that this is research in progress. I am working on gathering as many of the documents, stories and pictures as possible to put together as much of an accurate story about their lives as I can. 210 more words

Surnames

Catherine Doyle 1835 Baptism St John's Well Kilkenny Ireland

Catherine Doyle was the daughter of Michael & Mary Doyle. From her obituary in the Catholic Freeman’s Journal dated 31 August 1933, she was baptised on the 24th November 1835. 50 more words

Quirke

I’m getting married in two weeks and I don’t know what my name will be          

There’s been talk this week of husbands taking the names of their wives, after one man, Marco Perego, adopted the name of his more famous wife, Zoe Saldana. 538 more words

Type Your Last Name in the Box on This Site and Learn the History Behind It

THIS IS A PICTURE OF THE AREA IN SCOTLAND WHERE MY FAMILY ORIGINATED NEARLY A THOUSAND YEARS AGO.

Click on this link to forebears.io. 86 more words