Every surname history is over 1,800 words long and is printed on an 11"x17" parchment scroll. The scroll work was beautifully illustrated by a noted artist with a particular concern for heraldic detail. It highlights many appropriate heraldic symbols, making it informative as well as decorative. Over 2 million copies of this product have been sold.
Each Surname History includes:
Ancient origin of the name (usually pre-1100)
Known spelling variations
Early movement of the surname during the Middle Ages
Noteworthy bearers from the 1500-1600s
First settlers to North America
Notable contemporary bearers of the name
A description of the Coat of Arms and Crest Motto
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