Genea-Musings: Saturday Night Genealogy Fun – Surname Distributions!

Genea-Musings: Saturday Night Genealogy Fun – Surname Distributions!

Looks like Canada and Germany win the award in having the most distribution for my family surname. I’ve used maps such as this one before and it does provide a bit of information on where you can find the surname you are researching. When you have run out of places to look… this one helps!

Top Regions
Area Name FPM
SAARLAND , GERMANY 770.19
GREVENMACHER , LUXEMBOURG 377.71
LUXEMBOURG , LUXEMBOURG 234.52
DIEKIRCH , LUXEMBOURG 164.31
SACHSEN , GERMANY 103.61

Top City
REHLINGEN-SIERSBURG , SAARLAND , GERMANY
MERZIG , SAARLAND , GERMANY
TRIER , RHEINLAND-PFALZ , GERMANY
SAARBRÜCKEN , SAARLAND , GERMANY
DILLINGEN , SAARLAND , GERMANY

Top Country FPM
LUXEMBOURG 246.56
GERMANY 30.73
BELGIUM 18.34
CANADA 10.09
FRANCE 8.88

About Louisiana Genealogy Admin

I manage several RootsWeb mailing lists and message boards, support Louisiana Cemetery Preservation, am a former Louisiana and Mississippi librarian, have been researching genealogy of my family since 1988, and write and promote several blogs supporting either Louisiana genealogy or Louisiana cemeteries.
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