Add Your Surnames!
I was wondering if people would like to add to the behind the surname database by adding your, your friends, your coworkers, etc surnames? http://surnames.behindthename.com/submit/submit.php
You don't have to worry about the origins, as I and others are editors and can add the information. The surname database is, simply speaking, limited. It would be nice to grow it.
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HumphreySurname HUMPHREYSOURCE: Given Name
USAGE: EnglishMeaning & HistoryDerived from the given name Humphrey.

This message was edited by the author 2/14/2016, 4:06 AM

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CorkerySurname CORKERYSOURCE: Given Name
USAGE: IrishMeaning & HistoryFrom Gaelic Ó Corcra meaning "descendant of Corcra". Corcra is a given name derived from the Gaelic word corcair "purple" (ultimately cognate with Latin purpur).

This message was edited by the author 3/19/2016, 8:41 AM

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GriffithSurname GRIFFITHSOURCE: Given Name
USAGE: WelshMeaning & HistoryDerived from the Welsh given name Gruffudd.

This message was edited by the author 3/13/2016, 6:27 AM

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Rauchle...For the surname, RAUCHLE, I don't know its actual language of origin. The form wouldn't allow me to leave it blank/unknown, so French was my best guess.

This message was edited by the author 1/30/2016, 6:04 PM

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Dawley...The D'Awley (Anglo-French) etymology submission is related to the surname HAWLEY, but I'm unable to make that edit.

This message was edited by the author 1/18/2016, 5:22 AM

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There are Ganza of different nationalities in Europe. In Africa Ganza is a masculine first name. The spelling is the same. but the pronounciation could change according to the different language .
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