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World Names Profiler
is a pretty amazing Flash tool, that allows you to see where other people with your last name are distributed across the world, in frequency per million, right down to the city and regional level. Fun to pair with the NameVoyager
posted by dgaicun
on Sep 10, 2008 -
"My name is John Johnson, I come from Wisconsin..."
Find out the historical distribution of
your last name throughout the U.S. (This will not, alas, be useful for Mr.
Johnson, or the Smiths, Joneses, Williamses, and Browns
of the world.) Brits
, we haven't forgotten you! Of course, if you're doing genealogical research, you can turn to specific resources, like the US Census
or the massive Familysearch
posted by snarkout
on Sep 10, 2001 -
A rather interesting article
on how scientists how found that people with the same surname usually share some common DNA. This could soon be used to track down the original founder of your last name.
posted by Mark
on Apr 5, 2000 -