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From: "Alan O'Neill" <>
Subject: Re: "SURNAMES" - When did this practice start????
Date: Sat, 8 Mar 2003 14:22:12 -0500
References: <email@example.com> <firstname.lastname@example.org> <pC%9a.85792$L47.email@example.com> <firstname.lastname@example.org> <7emaa.86109$L47.email@example.com> <firstname.lastname@example.org>
It must have been terrible to go through life and not have a surname until
after your father died.
To find the first Ua Niall you
> have to look at Niall's sons, and their first recorded usage of the
> Ua Niall is sometime after 976 AD.