Map Your American Surname....
Surname Origins will create maps based
on the American census for the decades 1790 to 1900.
While most surname map are drawn using state units, our
maps are drawn using county area units. This results
in highly detailed distribution maps.
Some options that can be
We will build the
census database for your surname and create the surnames distribution.
Personal data option:
We can map almost any data
that includes sufficient information concerning
the location of the events. If you have a surname
database we can probably map it. Your data base should
include the following fields.
Your data should be submitted as an Excel or CSV file. Each row in your file
contains the information for one individual. If several
surname variants are to be included, group each surname sequentially
in your file. If you are mapping racial distributions
include a field indicating the individual's race.
If you are considering
placing an order for our maps of the United States
but have questions contact
Origins will soon be creating American
maps which will include a Banwell
Index for the 1880 census. This index pinpoints areas
where a surname has an abnormally