Common Names for Uncommon People

Names that keep on repeating in ye olde Scurry family tree

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A family tree is an intriguing thing. Image by Stefan Keller from Pixabay.

I use Ancestry.com — the free version because the paid version is outrageously priced. My family tree stretches back to the 16th century and I’m pretty sure the people were peasanty on both sides. I also noticed that over the past 500 years the same names kept cropping up.

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Nichola Scurry

Nichola Scurry

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Australian living in Barcelona, writing mostly about popular culture with a twist of quirky. If you like my writing, I like coffee. ko-fi.com/nicscurry