Does anybody know what nationality these surnames are? Foster,Webb, Taylor?
I am wanting to know my ancestry so I need to know this stuff. thanks
Asked By: Jidiah - 8/12/2008
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Answered By: itsjustme - 8/13/2008
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Taylor...British....not sure about the others
Answered By: The Joker - 8/12/2008
Foster-English or French (given to a forester or shearer/scissors maker) Webb-English (given to a weaver of fabric) Taylor-English (occupational name)
Answered By: girlie4290 - 8/12/2008
Should be British. My ancestors came from Ireland in 1760, and I recognize Taylor, Webb, and Foster, as English names. A little test, if you will, is the surname Taylor is still quite common in countries formerly under British rule, like India. I wish you lots of success - I was fortunate enough to have had relatives... More
Answered By: Steph G - 8/12/2008
first check England...Irish...German there is a neat toy call a headphone set that and a voice messenger from YAHOO.com will let you talk to people around the world just search Yahoo.com for the voice chat rooms and you will be learning more and more everyday
Answered By: Don - 8/12/2008
I know many New Zealander by these last names. Hope that helps.
Answered By: KumKum - 8/12/2008
Answered By: jan51601 - 8/12/2008
They are all English... Taylor has to be one of the hardest names to research, there are what seems to be millions of them (along with Smith and Brown). The only certain way to find the right Taylor ancestors is by obtaining their BMD certificates, which ends up a tidy $ $ $
Answered By: Mardi - 8/12/2008
The following summaries are all from Ancestry.com... More
Answered By: Evelyn S - 8/12/2008
Genealogy urban legend # 23... More
Answered By: wendy c - 8/12/2008
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