And if you can't make it...we'll miss you.
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Want to learn more about your family name, with just a click?
Ancestry.com is offering a very cool freebie --
Click on this link, type in your family name, and you can see a wide variety of facts, including:
*Who's in the U.S. with your last name -- and where they're located
(I'm guessing there's more info available than this, but Ancestry.com has become very big -- and covers a lot of ground at present.)
*Their most-common occupations
*People who fought in America's Civil War -- on both sides
and more. Fascinating.
Ancestry.com wants you to join up, of course. (They do offer a risk-free trial that's helpful.)
But you don't have to commit to anything to get access to your family name information.
Just to give you a hint about the cool stuff that's available -- I checked on the Brick name. As far as we know, it first came to the U.S. via three brothers from Ireland, who immigrated from County Cork and founded Bricktown, NJ. Obviously, based on name meaning, it's a little more complicated than that.
What can you find out about your name?
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