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From: Heidi Weiman <>
Subject: Surnames as Middle Names
Date: Tue, 4 Aug 1998 23:49:54 -0500 (CDT)
Have noticed what appear to be surnames (Ayres, Wallace) given as middle
names for a number of males amoung my Scotch-Irish relatives. Anyone know
if this was a common practice when naming sons? If so, was the tradition
to use surnames of maternal relatives?