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How surnames spread in the UK

July 5, 2012

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Intuitively you might expect that in the modern mobile society of the UK your surname would tell you very little about where you hail from.  Not so it would seem.  At the Tipping Points conference Dr James Cheshire from UCL presented a fascinating paper on the spatial distribution of surnames. The fashion for inheritable surnames […]

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