What’s In A Surname? New Map Shows Surname Proliferation In America

We bet you’ve never seen a map like the one below. We found it at National Geographic and thought it would greatly help in family history researches. It shows the distribution of common last names in America and gives us an idea of some of the country’s immigration sagas.

Thank you very much to National Geographic for sharing this unique map. Click here to view the interactive map. For more fun and interesting features, be sure to check out their website.

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Source: NationalGeographic.com