We discover spelling variations and cog names of German American Family Names. Our research basis is the US Census 2000 with its listing of 151671 Surnames.
the report Generator creates a table of related surnames on basis of a special German-English Metaphone version and the Jaro-Winkler string comparsion expresses the relationship between these names
the PEDE Module reconstructs mutilated Surnames
the Name Bucket is a free inquiry tool with personalized response if necessary
We connect your name to history, because we belief that only the comparison with other spellings and first names the actual origin of a name can be determined.
German American Names (75 000)
US Census 1790 396 000 names
Passenger lists 18th cen. 500 ships 42 000 names
Virginia land deeds 41 000 names
Indentured servants 5 200 names
Name Listing of US Census 2000, 151671 Names
If you are not of German descent, our web site still offers a meaningful result, click the Davis-Report