Category Archives: Types of Surnames

European Ancestors – Understanding France (31) French Surnames

This post is part of a series about genealogy in France. You can read the complete series HERE. Surnames can be traced back to the 11th Century, but these were not widespread, and it took several centuries for it to … Continue reading

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European Ancestors – British in Russia (Part 10)

This post is part of a series of 10 posts about the British Community in Russia. You can read the complete series HERE Researching Russian Surnames When researching European families it is sometimes much easier to focus on the surname … Continue reading

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