Biography Research


NAME RESEARCHING LINK #1 - Babynamesworld.com - This website contains the 
origins and simple definitions for over 24,000 names.
http://www.babynamesworld.com/

NAME RESEARCHING LINK #2 - Babynames.com - Search through thousands of names 
for meaning and origin. Also check to see if your name made the Top 100 most 
popular names for boys and girls!
http://www.babynames.com/

NAME RESEARCHING LINK #3 - Thinkbabynames.com - Search for definitions, 
stories surrounding key figures that share your name, and statistics on the 
number of people with your name.
http://www.thinkbabynames.com/

NAME RESEARCHING LINK #4 - Behindthename.com - Provides the etymology and 
history to various first names.
http://www.behindthename.com/

NAME RESEARCHING LINK #5 - Sweetest Sound Popularity Index - Find out how 
popular your last name is 
compared to some 50,000 last names used in the United States! Provided by 
PBS.org.
http://www.pbs.org/pov/pov2001/thesweetestsound/popularityindex.html

NAME RESEARCHING LINK #6 - About.com's Last Name Glossary - A limited 
glossary of last names.
http://genealogy.about.com/library/surnames/bl_meaning.htm

NAME RESEARCHING LINK #7 - Searchforancestors.com - This site has many more 
last names with origins and definitions.
http://www.searchforancestors.com/surnames/origin/

NAME RESEARCHING LINK #8 - Surnamedb.com - The International Surname Data 
Base is a fantastic resource to gain information on your last name!
http://www.surnamedb.com/

Biography.com - Click on their "Born on this Day" link to find out what 
celebrities, political and religious leaders, and many others were born on 
your birthday.
http://www.biography.com/

Any Day in History - Very comprehensive database of events that took place 
on any day in history. Includes individual birthdays!
http://www.scopesys.com/anyday/

This Day in History - The History Channel's page that allows you to find 
information about all sorts of events that happened on today's date, your 
birthday, or any day of the year!
http://www.historychannel.com/tdih

Infoplease.com - It will tell you everything that happened the year you were 
born. Type in the year you were born in the search bar and click on the 
first link.
http://www.infoplease.com


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