What’s in a name?
Name variations, origin of surnames, nicknames, place names – these and more are covered in English: Understanding Names in Genealogy. In this course, you will learn about patronymics, occupational surnames, given and middle names, and spelling variations.
There is a lot more to giving a name to a place or a person than can be imagined. The study of naming conventions will enhance your research skills by giving you a deeper perspective on the lives of your ancestors!