Get the best genealogy research tips and tools for searching your family's last names - from how to handle common surnames to making use of geographical data, and...
What's the most annoying last name to research in your family tree? Not the ancestor or relative whose name it is, but the name itself. Mine are: Frost, because searching...
An unusual surname is a valuable tool for a family historian. Discover six strategies to use the oddball names in your tree to your greatest genealogical advantage.
Tips for discovering the origins and meaning of your last name.
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