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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: <20030305190441.09304.00000035@mb-mj.aol.com> <b46cl1$65d$1@newsg3.svr.pol.co.uk> <pC%9a.85792$L47.12980333@read2.cgocable.net> <b4afcq$2sq$1@newsg3.svr.pol.co.uk> <7emaa.86109$L47.13132642@read2.cgocable.net> <b4d00h$9fc$1@news7.svr.pol.co.uk>


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
surname
> Ua Niall is sometime after 976 AD.



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