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How Can I Trace the History of My Surname?

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There are several search engines available to assist in the search of your surname history. Such can be found in websites including: Ancestry, iTV and Family Name History, which hold great amount of records concerning surname history. The Chinese were among the first cultures to use hereditary surnames, but the custom did not reach Europe until 11th century AD.
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