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What does your surname mean?

If you’re curious about your family history, doing a surname search is a great place to start. The origin of your last name can reveal a lot about your earliest ancestors’ birthplaces, occupations and more.

Surname of the week: Edwards

If you meet a Edwards, tell them…

Edwards means ‘son of Edward’, coming from the Middle English name meaning guardian of prosperity. It is a common name in Wales, where the first documented example appeared in 1498.

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