The story of surnames. by William Dodgson Bowman

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Published by Gale Research Co. in Detroit .

Written in English

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  • Names, Personal.

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StatementLondon, G. Routledge, 1932.
LC ClassificationsCS2385 .B6 1968
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, 280 p.
Number of Pages280
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5602216M
LC Control Number68008906

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The first recorded spelling of the family name is shown to be that of Alexander Story, which was dateda witness in the "Fine Court Rolls of Essex", during the reign of King Henryknown as "The Frenchman", - Surnames became necessary when governments introduced personal taxation.

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This was about 20% of all the recorded Story's in the USA. New York had the highest population of Story families in Find the meaning, history and origin of surnames, also called last names or family names, as well as famous bearers and usage statistics.

Family Crest Image (JPG) Heritage Series - DPI The roots of the Book surname reach back to the language of the Viking settlers who populated the rugged shores of Scotland in the Medieval era.

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Books to : Early Origins of the Story family. The surname Story was first found in Northumberland where they were said to be descended from an ancient line of Viking settlers of knightly degree and with episcopal rank.

Roughly translated from the Viking records the name means "dweller by large and rough water". Additional Physical Format: Online version: Bowman, William Dodgson. Story of surnames.

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Then, ina new law was issued. Everyone had to take a surname. Why did one family choose this surname and another family take that surname. This book relates the circumstances in anecdotal form as remembered by the family itself." (back cover).

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