What’s in a name?

Your Family History - - Going Further -

Crim­i­nals can be harder to trace than most an­ces­tors, given the com­mon prac­tice of adopt­ing aliases which drew in­spi­ra­tion from a range of sources – per­sonal re­la­tion­ships, an­ces­try, or en­vi­ron­ment. Those who changed their names at the drop of a hat to avoid con­vic­tion or de­tec­tion pose a real prob­lem to de­scen­dants and search en­gines alike!

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