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What Are the Most Common Last Names in the World?

The surnames popular around the globe reflect everything from one's ancestry to regional colonizers to occupations. Plus more about names: middle, last, and nicknames.

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    What Are the Most Common Last Names in the World?

    What Are the Most Common Last Names in the World?

    While the Chinese have been using surnames since 2852 B.C.E., they're a modern invention elsewhere. Europeans adopted them in roughly the 15th …

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