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Sunday, March 27, 2005

Surname Distribution

Via Laudator Temporis Acti, here's an interesting link. It shows the distribution of a last name over the decades. If you do the "All Years" it presents an animated gif file. Try some common names and uncommon ones to see the difference. My mother's maiden name didn't even have a graphic until 1990.