Posted By:tom
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Subject:history of last names
Post Date:October 05, 1999 at 14:48:34
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Does anyone know the history of last names? I was talking with someone and I said that Leonardo deVinci actually means Leonardo from Vinci, and deVinci wasn't really a "last name" and that they were not used until later to track family lines. Any info?