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What's in a Name?

A person's name is one of his or her most personal possessions. It defines who they are. A name can predispose one person to like or dislike another. In history, a person's name acts as a fingerprint--an identity--the first clue as to who they are.


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Source Information: Everyday Genealogy, New Providence, NJ, USA: Genealogy Today LLC, 2001.

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