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What is the Surname of the Hollywood superstar Robert . who starred opposite Meryl Streep in out of America?
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What was special about stanleys surname in the book holes by Louis Sachar?
Asked in Famous People, Malcolm X, History
What did Malcolm X give or do for America?
He was a political figure who was against racial discrimination of the Blacks in America. He was involved in the Black nationalism and Pan-Africanism movements. He also wanted to work with the Civil Rights leaders to abolish slavery. He exposed the crimes of White America in the harshest ways, and also the changing of his Surname, Little, to X. He claimed that since his ancestors were given a random new surname after going to America as slaves, and that he was not called Little. Therefore, his surname was unknown, and he decided to name it X.
Asked in Name Origins, Population, Surnames
Is Hughes an American surname?
The proud and noble surname of Hughes originated from the Old French language given name Hughe, or Hue. The Norman Invasion of 1066 A.D. brought this popular surname to Britain, where it is first found in Carmarthenshire, in South West Wales. Unofficially, there are over 270,000 persons currently living in the U.S. that are using the surname of Hughes. Statistically, it is the 83rd most popular surname in America.
Asked in Surnames
What is the nationality of the surname roszelle?
This American surname Roszelle, I believe, is an Americanized form of French surname Roselle. Now, this surname Rosell is also of Spanish, Swedish, and Polish, but I think this surname Roszelle, also as Roszell, Roszel, is found way back in the 1700s in North America, probably a French Huguenot surname. This makes it unlikely that Roszelle/Roszel maybe of Polish, Swedish, German or Spanish in origin, but there maybe a few in the U.S though that could derive from them. For more information, see related links below.
Asked in Genealogy, Surnames
Why was the surname Bauer changed to Bower when the family came to America 4 generations ago?
Asked in News Television, Newspapers and Magazines
What was the news events February 8 1960?
The Hollywood Walk of Fame was dedicated, starting with 1,558 names placed on terrazzo stars along Hollywood Boulevard in Hollywood, California, as an urban renewal program. Queen Elizabeth II announced that her future descendants would bear her husband's name as well as her own, creating the surname Mountbatten-Windsor.
Asked in Surnames
Who was the first person with the Webb surname to arrive in America?
Asked in Genealogy, Name Origins
Where does the surname Goutermout come from and do you know anything about it?
Asked in Name Origins
Why do Mexicans have the surname Brown?
Every modern country in America was settled by Europeans initially from one predominant colonial power, but later by people from many other European countries. For example, after Simon Bolivar, one of the great Liberators of South America was Bernardo O'Higgins. In the case of the surname Brown, it clearly came to Mexico through the immigration of one or more people from the UK, US, Canada or elsewhere who carried the surname Brown.