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Short Summary: Before the end of the year, AncestryDNA plans to update our match lists using a new algorithm that reduces the number of false positive matches. For the first time, matching DNA segm…

Girl   Tempest  Bronte (thunder)  Thora (godess of thunder)  Taima (peal of thunder)  Ara (brings rain)  Jorah (first rain)    Rain Tulia ... which refers to a heavy rain or downpour  Taima ... "Peal of thunder."  Jorah ... "First rain or autumn rain."   Chac - boy - Mayan - got of rain and thunder Daveren - boy - dutch - success, thunder

African and Middle Eastern Names that start with "m", African and Middle Eastern Name Meanings, Meaning of African and Middle Eastern Names

Shirley Hornbeck's This and That Genealogy Tips on Cemeteries  #gentipjar #genealogy #cemeteries

Family naming patterns -- one thing this does not address that I see in my own family is the use of maternal and grandmaternal surnames as first or middle names for later children.

This old newspaper archive makes genealogy research easy: clip directly to your Ancestry.com family tree.

This Old Newspaper Site Lets You Clip Directly to Your Ancestry Tree

This old newspaper archive makes genealogy research easy: clip directly to your Ancestry.com family tree.

Born Audrey Kathleen Ruston, she would later change her name to Edda von Heemstra to protect herself from the Germans in 1940. Later she would take her famous surname from her great grandmother, Kathleen Hepburn and the rest is history...

Little Audrey Hepburn Audrey Hepburn (born Audrey Kathleen Ruston; 4 May 1929 – 20 January was a British actress and humanitarian. Recognised as both a film and fashion icon, Hepburn was active during Hollywood's Golden Age.

mies van der rohe

Today’s Google Doodle dedicated to Mies van der Rohe, the father of modern architecture

Baby name list. Baby boy names. Top 30 Baby Names of 2013-2014 (newest name data) in the Netherlands. Not all Dutch boys' names, but most popular Dutch boys' naming ranks. By Meg at pinterest.com/meggiemaye. Sem, Levi, Bram, Daan, Finn, Milan, Lucas, Luuk, Jesse, Jayden, Tim, Thomas, Thijs, Noah, Julian, Ruben, Liam, Lars, Stijn, Sam, Max, Mees, Sven, Siem, Benjamin, Adam, Gijs, Teun, Jan, Tijn.

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Baby boy names. Top 30 in the Netherlands. Not all Dutch boys' names, but most popular Dutch boys' naming ranks.

Pennsylvania Genealogies and Family Histories: A Bibliography of Books About Pennsylvania Families - Donald O. Virdin

Pennsylvania Genealogies and Family Histories: A Bibliography of Books About Pennsylvania Families: Donald O. Virdin: 9781556135903: Masthof: Books

Pennsylvania Genealogies and Family Histories: A Bibliography of Books About Pennsylvania Families: Donald O.

H.R.H. Princess Mabel of Orange-Nassau, née Wisse Smit

H.R.H. Princess Mabel of Orange-Nassau, née Wisse Smit

Meyer Name Meaning German and Dutch: from Middle High German meier, a status name for a steward, bailiff, or overseer, which later came to be used also to denote a tenant farmer, which is normally the sense in the many compound surnames formed with this term as a second element. Originally it denoted a village headman (ultimately from Latin maior ‘greater’, ‘superior’). Jewish (Ashkenazic): from the Yiddish personal name Meyer (from Hebrew Meir ‘enlightener’, a derivative of Hebrew or…

Discover the meaning of the Meyer name on Ancestry. Find your family's average life expectancy, most common occupation, and more.

Colonial and revolutionary families of Pennsylvania; genealogical and personal memoirs (1911) by John Woolf Jordan. $4.96. 700 pages

Colonial and revolutionary families of Pennsylvania; genealogical and personal memoirs by John Woolf Jordan.

Pennsylvania Dutch Historical and Genealogical Societies

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