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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: Jackson

If you meet a Jackson, tell them…

Jackson means ‘son of James’ or ‘son of John’ (Jack being a derivative of both names). It is one of the most common English and Scottish surnames.

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