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Revision as of 01:01, 29 January 2016

Tracing Immigrant Origins  Gotoarrow.png  United States Genealogy  Gotoarrow.png  Emigration and Immigration  Gotoarrow.png  Surname Distribution Maps

[[Image:

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]] Sometimes it is possible to guess where a surname originated through surname distribution maps. These maps graphically display locations where surnames occurred at different periods in time. This strategy provides genealogists with a starting point for research in the birth country, when that information cannot be discovered through sources recorded in the new country of settlement. It works particularly well for less-common surnames and among families that have stayed in the same European locations for centuries.

Online Surname Distribution Maps[edit | edit source]

Country
Website
World (227 countries)
http://www.forebears.co.uk/surnames
World (26 countries)
http://worldnames.publicprofiler.org/
Argentina
http://www.miparentela.com/mapas-ar/
Austria
http://christoph.stoepel.net/geogen/en/Default.aspx
Belgium
http://www.familienaam.be/
Canada
http://lastnames.myheritage.com/last-names/
Czech Republic
http://www.kdejsme.cz/
England
http://www.ancestry.com/learn/facts/default.aspx
England
http://gbnames.publicprofiler.org/
England ($)
http://www.rootsuk.com/
France
http://www.geopatronyme.com/
France
http://www.genealogie.com/nom-de-famille/
France
http://www.familleunie.fr/cartes
Germany
http://christoph.stoepel.net/geogen/en/Default.aspx
Germany
http://www.verwandt.de/karten/
Germany
http://www.gen-evolu.de/
Ireland
http://www.irishtimes.com/ancestor/
Italy
http://gens.labo.net/en/cognomi/genera.html
Netherlands
http://www.verwandt.de/karten/
Netherlands
http://www.meertens.knaw.nl/nfb/index.php?taal=eng
Poland
http://www.moikrewni.pl/mapa/
Spain
https://idapadron.ine.es/
Spain
http://www.miparentela.com/Start.action
Spain
http://www.ine.es/daco/daco42/nombyapel/nombyapel.htm?L=0
Switzerland
http://www.verwandt.ch/Start.action  
United Kingdom
http://lastnames.myheritage.com/last-names/
United States
http://www.ancestry.com/learn/facts/default.aspx
United States
http://lastnames.myheritage.com/last-names/
Wales
http://www.ancestry.com/learn/facts/default.aspx
Wales
http://gbnames.publicprofiler.org/
Wales
http://www.rootsuk.com/

External links[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]


1. Eastman, Dick. "New Web Site Maps Surnames Worldwide," Eastman's Online Genealogy Newsletter, September 1, 2008. Available online.

2. "Familienname," Wikipedia. Available online.

3. Meitzler, Leland. "Surname Distribution Maps for the USA, Canada, Spain, France, Germany, Austria & Switzerland on dynastree.com," Genealogy Blog. Available online.

4. Meitzler, Leland. "Surname Distribution Maps For Argentina, the Netherlands & the United Kingdom Are Online," Genealogy Blog. Available online.

5. Murphy, Nathan W. "Localize Your Surname with Distribution Maps," Price and Associates Genealogical Services. Available online.

6. "Surname map," Wikipedia. Available online.

7. "Surname Mapping," ISOGG Wiki. Available online.

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