Saturday, 13 September 2008

Name profiler

The map shows the frequency of the surname Grapes in Europe. As you can see, there are occurrences in Languedoc in France, in Lombardia in Italy, in Rogaland in Norway, and in East Anglia in England. Not shown: the Hawkes' Bay area of New Zealand, where the name is most prevalent.

Check out the worldwide distribution of your own name with the Name Profiler. I've already looked for a few people I know, including some of you, and it's remarkable detailed, right down to the local commune in one case.