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  1. #251
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    My surname is scots-norman in origin.
    As is mine.
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    Both of my parents have patronymic Irish surnames.

    There isn't certainty on what my dad's surname means but the possibilities are Bright-Headed, Troublesome (strife) or Frequenting Churches.

    My mum's surname means Fair Snow so pretty much Snow White.
    Last edited by FionnSneachta; 10-19-2018 at 12:21 PM.
    Ancestry: Ireland (Roscommon, Galway, Mayo)
    Paternal ancestor (Y): Martin Kelly b. c1830 in Co. Roscommon (U Maine/Hy Many)
    Father's mtDNA: Catherine Fleming b. c1831 in Co. Roscommon (H27e)
    Maternal ancestor (mt): Anne McDermott b. c1814 in Co. Roscommon
    Paternal great grandfather (mt): Mary Connella b. c1798 in Co. Roscommon (T2a1a8)

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    Unfortunately, I'll probably never know for 100% sure. The name itself (Anglo-Saxon), and the earliest colonial ancestors being members of of the Church of England point to....well, English. However, membership of the Church of England in 1600s colonial Virginia might have been compulsory. To date, we have never had any Y-dna matches with any tested person from the UK with the surname.

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    It originates from Sanskrit and is based on some mythical BS.

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    Some poll should be added...


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    My surname is Dutch in origin. And if I'm not mistaken, it denotes the area of the Netherlands that my family resided in.

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    Old French, originally Latin.

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    my surname is Old South Arabian, the ancient Semitic language.

    a tribal surname, it probably means the land of flowers.

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    Name signifies victory of Hindu god Lord Shiva over 3 Assura living in 3 huge forts made of metal & their destruction.
    (Victory over 3 cities) Alludes to victory of Good over Earth/Air/Sky.
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    Velamas Gujarati_D Muslim_UP Tharus Punjabi_1000genomes
    1.859005 3.210341 4.491247 4.998440 6.040323

    G25 Ancients Dist 0.99 Shahr_I_Sokhta_BA3:S8728.E1.L1 65.2 Saidu_Sharif_IA_o:S7722.E1.L1 17.8 Udegram_IA:I1985 7.8 Jordanian:S_Jordanian-1 4.4 Barikot_IA:I6545 2.2 Scotland_N:I26602 Narva_Lithuania: Donkalnis6

    mtDNA mutation 309.1C 315.1C 522.1A 522.2C G8572A G8860A T11368C T16093a T16154C C16519T
    C195T

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    Mine is South Indian. It can mean child or prince.

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pillai_(Kerala_title)

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