What were some common/popular surnames during the 1960's?
I'm writing a story that takes place in the 1960's during the Vietnam War but I am having some trouble coming up with names for characters (male names, not female). I found a list online of first names that were popular during the 1960's but I have no idea what to do about last names. Help? I can't write a story with characters that have no names.
Asked By: arashi_love - 2/9/2010
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The surnames today are the same ones from the 60s. You could either randomly flick through the local phone book, pick from any of the numerous common ones (jobs: Cook, Smith, Fletcher, Baker etc. Colours: White, Black, Green. The "sons": Johnson, Allison, Mathison. Or pick a famous one: Pitt, Ford, Bush, Gates etc... More
Answered By: Wertbag - 2/9/2010
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last name pass on from generation to generation so anyone you know now would still work. but i nominate fischer that's my last name and i'd like to be in a story :)
Answered By: Brenden - 2/9/2010
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