Distribution of surnames in Great Britain

by oneafrikan on February 2, 2006

_ Welcome to the Surname Profiler Project Website

A recent research project based at University College London (UCL) has investigated the distribution of surnames in Great Britain, both current and historic, in order to understand patterns of regional economic development, population movement and cultural identity. This website allows users to search the databases that we have created, and to trace the geography and history of their family names.

Pretty neat eh?
Which yields the following distribution for my surname:

I’m currently reading After the Ice and am finding it fascinating. So the surname thingy above makes me wonder about all sorts of stuff…

One comment

pretty damned cool! Thanks!

by Poppins on January 1, 2009 at 4:07 am. Reply #

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