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Re: Link: Surname Occurences - Check Yours
« Reply #9 on: Wednesday 06 April 05 00:09 BST (UK) »
Oh dear Mimosa!  ;D
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Re: Link: Surname Occurences - Check Yours
« Reply #10 on: Friday 15 April 05 03:14 BST (UK) »
Being mathematically dyslexic I give results as copied!
My surname 20259count,rank361.
Maternal      1172   " ,    "=584
The particular name I WANT,
count, 302, rank, 16292.
Sometimes I despair,oh,woe is me!!
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Re: Link: Surname Occurences - Check Yours
« Reply #11 on: Friday 15 April 05 08:30 BST (UK) »

My maiden name Faricy count: 31 rank: 68493!!! easy to research!

But all the names that come after that Wood, Jones, Smith, Price, Taylor, Evans, I don't think I'll bother to look them up, if there not in the top 10 it will be the top 20 :P
Faricy -  Lancs.
Faricy, Gardner, Jones, Aldred, Battersby, Calland, Webb, Jones,Evans - Hindley, Lancs
Coleman, Price, Taylor, Ryan, Joyce, Barrett, Astin - Oldham/Failsworth, Lancs
Gardner, Evans, Jones, Williams,Sambrook, Davies,Wardman,Ellis  - Montgomeryshire/Worthern,Salop
Price, Thomas, Jones - Chester/Flint
Jones,Webb,Griffiths,Bagshaw,Bowen,Richards, - Dawley/Wellington,Salop
Faricy - Waterford/Cork - Ireland
Faricy, Robles - Austalia

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Re: Link: Surname Occurences - Check Yours
« Reply #12 on: Wednesday 27 April 05 08:49 BST (UK) »
Hi,

I found:

18474 Herbert's ranked 396
11100 Wainwright's ranked 675
498 Kentish ranked 11401

and last but not least

12 Josolyne's ranked 127230

Ann :)
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names:
Josolyne - Essex & Herts,
Wainwright - Hamps & London,
Kentish - Rotherhithe, London & Kent,
Herbert - Seaford, Sussex - London & Glous
Mumford - Essex, Birchanger
Sims-Miles - London & Hertfordshire
Cooper - Great Witley and London (Holborn)
Greengrass - Kent & London

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Re: Link: Surname Occurences - Check Yours
« Reply #13 on: Tuesday 03 May 05 23:28 BST (UK) »
Hmm must admit Im surprised to see my last name of

Furtak in there! 6 people with my name - ranked 203151 !

Dowleans had no matches (Im not surprised whatsoever!)

Trandafil had no matches either!

The rest of my surnames in my tree - Lovett, Lindsay, Marchant, Myers, Harden, Smith etc are all relatively common!
FURTAK, LINDSAY, BROCK, SMITH, LOVETT, HARDEN, MYERS, MAYERS, MERCHANT, MARCHANT, DOWLEANS, ATKINSON, HAIRE, RUDLAND, TRANDAFIL, PIEJKO

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Re: Link: Surname Occurences - Check Yours
« Reply #14 on: Monday 09 May 05 11:42 BST (UK) »
Some of the family's rarer names -

Scowcroft - 561 (Ranked 10, 374)
Bracewell - 1077 (Ranked 6258)

And some of the medium ones -

Maynard - 8948 (Ranking 861)
Harling -  1677 ( Ranking 4295)
Ricketts - 6398 (Ranking 1235)

The most common ones were my mum's maiden name and my own name -


McKenna - 12891 (Ranking 570)
Smith - 652563 (Ranking 1)
Smith (Lancashire), McKenna (Ireland/Liverpool/Leyland), Maynard (Hertfordshire/London/Preston), Ricketts (Gloucestershire/Wigan/Preston), Scowcroft (Preston), Harling (N. Yorkshire/Lancashire), Willis (Preston), Clegg (Manchester/Preston), Dodd (Wigan/Cheshire), Alston (Lancashire), Hulks (Hertfordshire), Nicholson (Lancashire/Cumbria), Russell (Lancashire), Wilson (Cumbria), Bracewell (Lancashire), Moxham (Lancashire0

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Re: Link: Surname Occurences - Check Yours
« Reply #15 on: Saturday 04 June 05 18:25 BST (UK) »
so Parker is common? ??? Ranking 46 count 96221, Do I have a chance of finding a living relative in England?
Researching Parker surname in area of Weybridge Surrey Co. around 1870's & Stepney Mile End Old Town Middlesex Co. around 1840's-1860's, also West Ham Essex1840's and again1870's on. Napper surname Pyrford Surrey, Wood surname Ecclesall Bierlow Yorkshire

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Re: Link: Surname Occurences - Check Yours
« Reply #16 on: Saturday 04 June 05 18:49 BST (UK) »
                                                 count                          ranking

Swan (my name)                        7718                         1025
Burrows (maiden name)             23,368                       300
Comery (mums maiden name)    274                            17,411
Foster (grannys maiden name) 72,205                        75

Thanks for the link, it explains why not many people are looking for Comerys in surname interst lists.

Jane
Notts: Burrows, Comery, Foster, Beeson, Haynes, Swan.  Derbys: Burrows, Comery, Smith  Lincs: King.  Warks & Salop: Swan, Duffy.  Dublin: Duffy, Geraghty, Burgess.  Monmouth: Lewis

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ZELLEY, LOVELL, PHILLIPS
« Reply #17 on: Saturday 11 June 05 19:24 BST (UK) »
Zelley - 36    ranking 62,350
Lovell - 11,292
Phillips - 105,711  Rank 42
Zelley,  Lovell, Godbold, Woods, Phillips, Lewis, Emery,
Magee, Baker, White. Flisher, Kyne, Tilston, Valence/Vallens,
Mabb/Mabbe, Bellamy, Selley, Martha Smith, Arno (of Dartmouth, Devon}.
Dorset, London, Warwick, East Anglia, Kent,  Devon
North Wales          

The ancestors lived here and there, in many scattered
places, with various occupations