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This article was published on January 21, 2011

    Interactive Map of Surnames in the U.S

    Interactive Map of Surnames in the U.S
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    Brodie Beta

    Brodie Beta is a technology enthusiast with a passion for gadgets, media and anything related to the Web. She has worked in communications Brodie Beta is a technology enthusiast with a passion for gadgets, media and anything related to the Web. She has worked in communications and media for the past nine years. Follow her on twitter here .

    National Geographic has created an interactive map of surnames in the United States. The map highlights common surnames by area, displaying the most common family names in a larger font. One of the most interesting aspects of the map is its colour-coded feature that shows the surname’s country of origin. If you’d like to check out the map for yourself it’s available at National Geographic’s site.