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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: Smith

If you meet a Smith, tell them…

Smith is the most common surname in England and Scotland. It comes from the metal-working occupation of blacksmith, and has been in use for thousands of years.

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