What’s In a Name?

Program Type:

Genealogy, Older Adults



Program Description

Event Details

This fun and informative talk begins with the Norman Conquest in England and continues to modern day surnames. You will hear about the history and evolution of surnames. Those difficult patronymic names are discussed along with remedies What’s countries used to try to eliminate them. Find out why there are so few surnames in Wales. It’s almost impossible to think of a world without surnames. Take a peek into that world and discover where so many of our surnames came from.

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