How to Start, Run or Improve A Family Association
Tips and instructions on how to start and run a successful family organization--newsletters, reunions, officers, research, building a website--it will all be discussed here.
Last Names [Surnames] in the United States
Discover the ethnic origin and meaning of last names. Find out how surnames are ranked in popularity, how many people in the United States of America bear a particular name according to the 2000 US Censuses.
Life Span Genealogy
Surname registry & tutorials.
National Indexes for One-Name Studies
A searchable database compiled from public submissions of surnames from Australia, Canada, England, France, Ireland, New Zealand, Scotland, South Africa, United States of America, Wales, and Zimbabwe.
Open Directory - Society: Genealogy: Surnames
Origin Search - The Genealogy Search Engine for Family History Research
Surname searches from millions of genealogy web sites.
ProGenealogists - Coats of Arms, Family Crests, and Surname Origins
An article explaining some of the misconceptions surrounding these topics.[The original link is broken. This link points to an archived copy on the Wayback Machine]
Quintin Publications | Catalog of Family Genealogies
Over 10,000 family genealogies written in Canada and the US over the past 150 years. Available on CD or book.
RootsWeb Surname List -- Interactive Search
An easily searchable database maintained by volunteer Karen Isaacson. The RSL contains more than 750,000 surnames, submitted by nearly 75,000 genealogists.
Country Abbreviations from the RSL
Listed by Country.
Listed by Abbreviation.
Overview of the RootsWeb Surname List (RSL)
RootsWeb: Genealogy Mailing Lists
Select Surname Website
Website covers 120 surnames of English, Scottish, Welsh and Irish origin. Each website page gives a history and genealogy of the surname.
Stamboom Gids » Familienamen
Directory of Dutch genealogy sites by surname.
Stone Soup for Genealogists (Publishing a One-family Periodical)
Surname Database Cross-Index
FEEFHS Cross Index of 27 Surname databases.
Surname Directory | Index of Independent Surname Websites
Index of independent surname websites & other surname resources. Surname origins, meanings & history around the world.
Surname Helper Search for a Surname
Surname Interests Registry
View surnames being researched and post your surnames to connect with others researching your line.
Surname Origins Index
A list of surnames with definitions, country of origin, family legend and corresponding links.
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