Freaky Friday

22 August 2014

452! I can hardly believe it… 452 Squirrel(l)s in 1881. Where did they all sprout from? This nifty piece of software – Surname Atlas – maps the distribution of surnames in 1881 from the census data collected:


No only are there 452 Squirrel(l)s but over half of them are in Suffolk! What is that all about? There don’t seem to be any places named similarly…. Any thoughts?

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