Tuesday, January 02, 2007

Surname Origins and Last Name Meanings

Have you ever wondered the meaning of your name and its origin?

Your surname may tell a story of your ancestors from hundreds of years ago - where your family lived, what they did for a trade, their personality, or how they looked. You can look up your surname origin in this FREE online Surname Dictionary.

Surname Origins and Last Name Meanings.

My surname Reid is a Scottish name meaning red hair or ruddy complexion. I don't know how many Reids today have red hair or a ruddy complexion, because none in our family do. But it is fun to imagine a red-headed Scotsman of the Middle Ages as the progenitor of our family line.

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