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Surname Origins and Histories

  • UK Surname Profiler   The National Trust names site hosts the UCL search profiler providing maps of the distribution of surnames in Scotland and England in 1881, and again in 1998.

  • Surname Finder  Provides access to surname histories, research tools and mailing lists for over 1.7 million surnames.

  • Surname History Scrolls  Surname origin, history and associated family coat of arms printed on scrolls, ready for framing.

  • 100 Most Common Surnames in Scotland  - Surnames occurring most often on the Census in Scotland ..

1881 Frequency map of distribution of surname McGregor in Scotland and England , from UCL Surname Profiler Scottish surnames from Scotlands Family

Frequency of distribution of the surname McGregor
 in UK in 1881   (from UCL Surname Profiler )





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