In Spain children typically are given their first name followed by two surnames.
The first surname represents their father’s surname and the second represents their mother’s surname. 37 more words
Things have been trout slapped or general things like names on maps or even identification have been slapped since before the dawn of time in the milkyway, we find as twins, triplets and quads or more have there surname slapped at least in this area of space when they are born or formed. 60 more words
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Surnames tell a fascinating story about our ancestors’ past. From origin to meaning, migration to frequency, come learn how to find and include that story in your own family history.
One of the trickiest things about being a parent is giving a name to your child; what a responsibility! Balancing names you like and love, or have an attachment to maybe for family reasons, and names which suit the surname the child will have, which aren’t ridiculous (however much you like them) which are easy to spell and pronounce and haven’t got hilarious associations, and which the other parent of the child accepts. 489 more words
I don’t want to alarm anybody but I am a feminist. I know, I’ve lulled you all into a false sense of security because I hadn’t mentioned bra burning or Germaine Greer in any of my other blog posts, but it’s true. 1,368 more words