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Name Tags?

I love name tags.  I realize that they are for people over forty (raising hand).  I would like totally love it if everyone I met would wear a name tag.  532 more words


RESEARCH - Medieval names

Types of surnames

The meanings and origins of Medieval surnames extend to:

– places (William of Wykeham, Roland of York)
– profession (John Smith, Richard Baker) 64 more words


3- Chinese Names

To provide a comprehensive account for Nurhaci’s tragic family saga, I must first introduce to the stage a somewhat treacherous figure, Nikan Wailan, that’s his name, in fact he is the first of a few Manchu traitors in the course of this class. 468 more words

Chinese History

On names (specifically, my own).

What’s that thing Shakespeare wrote about roses?  Something about thorns, right?  Drat those awful thorns!

We live in a pretty small town, where there are 30 or so grocery stores, maybe 10 or so “good” ones, and whichever we pick there’s a decent chance somebody shopping or working there will recognize us and stop to chat.  1,405 more words

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Surname Atlas updated

Steve Archer’s Surname Atlas has been updated to Version 1.20 and is available to purchase online. 349 more words

UK Ancestors

ARGH. Names.

Eight days ago, the Mormon genealogy Web site updated its database.


And for a few minutes, I got really excited. So I tried to search for some of my unknown relatives. 498 more words

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