Researching Common Surnames:
My last name is Smith. I have been told that our ancestors changed our surname before immigrating to the United States from Poland. I have hesitated to attempt any research because I feel like I truly have a generic name. Would it even be possible to learn anything about this family?
Your question really has two parts to it. How can I find the original Surname of my family? If it is a common surname, how do I research it properly? Having a generic surname can be very fr...Read Full Post