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UNITED KINGDOM 1819.75
UNITED STATES 1520.7
Considering my father's family are Scotsmen, the results don't surprise me... except for Argentina.
Mother's maiden name:
UNITED KINGDOM 6388.36
UNITED STATES 5044.89
Again, not surprising. My background comes from various ends of Europe and the Meditterranean.
Looked up my grandmothers' maiden names, one was based in France which makes sense (her grandmother is from France) but the other made mention of Spain. Her last name is Italian and my distant family is in and around Florence, so I must have just had incorrect spelling.
"But way back where I come from, we never mean to bother. We don't like to make our passions other peoples' concern." -Dar Williams
Former Captain of the 55th Infantry Division
That explains the whiskey connection right there then!;)
Mine are all highest in the UK and Ireland, then spread out around the english speaking world, on both sides of my family.
As for the scots connection with Argentina, that could have something to do with colonial times, much like the high percentage of Scots names in Poland and eastern Europe. Or so my Lecturer told me at Uni once...
Kind of odd Australia is higher than UK - as this is where my father's side is from. (Willis)
UNITED KINGDOM 535.68
UNITED STATES 453.35
Smith - mother's side - from County Mayo - Ireland
UNITED KINGDOM 12176.54
UNITED STATES 9000.49
Top for my Grandmother's maiden on Dad's side (Fields) is U.S. with Ireland 2nd
Top for my Grandmother's maiden on Mother's side (Hansen) is Denmark (Her mother came from Denmark to the U.S.)
I don't think that thing is to accurate. I did my mother's maiden name and it claimed hardly anybody in the US except for the state I am living in now has a high surname population but I am not originally from this state and will say the state I moved from that surname was everywhere you turned around but it has a really low population frequency per million.
Also, my fathers surname is very popular in this state as well and I have yet to run into a single person with my same last name and I have tried looking for them in this state to see if any may be related to me through the grapevine... go figure that on out.