Tag Archives: surnames

Could a Person Change His Name During the Regency Era?

Was it possible for someone to change his name during the Regency? I recently purchasedĀ An Index to Changes of Name: Under Authority of Act of Parliament or Royal Licence, and Including Irregular Changes from I George III to 64 Victoria, … Continue reading

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A Family Crest for the name Jeffers does not exist!!!!

I am doing research again for my latest novel, and I went to look for websites about surname meanings, etc. Choosing a name for a character in a book is very important to developing characterization. For example, the given name … Continue reading

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