Month: July 2016

FOUNDLING SURNAMES

Here is a list of some common foundling surnames which were often given to abandoned children prior to 1928.  Children were often named by record keepers or officials in the town.  However, sometimes wealthy members of the town or even those who accepted responsibly for the child (such as a god parent or guardian) were known to […]

Cool Last Names HQ

I’m always looking for cool or informative articles about Italian Surnames so when I received an email this week from Larry Doig about his website Cool Last Names HQ I knew I had to feature it. This site features an article on not only Italian Last Names List: 100+ Most Common Italian Surnames but on […]

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