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What's in a Surname: The History of Surnames and How They Help in Family History Research

What's in a Surname: The History of Surnames and How They Help in Family History Research


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by Alejandro T. Rubinstein, MyHeritage Webinars

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What's in a Surname: The History of Surnames and How They Help in Family History Research


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Discover the top 10 surnames, their meaning, idiomatic structure, cognates, and geographical frequency. The list comprises the following surnames: Smith, Jones, Williams, Taylor, Davies, Brown, Wilson, Evans, Thomas, and Johnson.


 
 

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Presenter: Alejandro T. Rubinstein

Born in Mexico City in 1957, (Attorney at Law). He has taught various disciplines related to Law, Finance, Judaic Values, Jewish Historical Geography and Genealogy. Researcher of topics related to Jewish genealogy and onomastics since 1995, he has lectured on the subject in Argentina, Spain, Mexico, and the United States. Special guest on radio programs, currently he broadcasts every week on this program under the section “Your surname is your lineage”.
Alejandro T. Rubinstein

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