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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 included are:

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.

State County Place date Name (surname)

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:


View Examples of our American surname distribution maps on Pinterest.





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