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The Formation of the Fleming Surname

Last week’s posting examined the formation of surnames in Britain with a special emphasis on Scotland.  In this second posting, George English looks more specifically at the origins of the Fleming family name. Toponymics of Nationality and the Surname Fleming … Continue reading

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Concluding Conference

                                              This posting is by way of an announcement of a conference—to be held in St Andrews in summer 2016—that will bring the work initiated under the “Scotland and the Flemish People Project” to a conclusion. … Continue reading

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An Introduction to Flemish Names in Scotland

One of the goals of the Scotland and the Flemish People Project is to develop a comprehensive list of family names in Scotland that have Flemish roots.  Over the last year, we have compiled a preliminary list of Flemish rooted names, which appears … Continue reading

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