Coat of Arms and Surname History



Welcome to the Hall of Names blog. Here you’ll find a fantastic resource of articles to do with surname history, coats of arms, heraldry and its meaning and learn more about how to trace your family tree.

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Whether you wish to explore your American history, Celtic roots or simply have an interest in surname history, the Hall of Names blog is rapidly growing into the ultimate resource!

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