Thursday, November 28, 2019

The Most Common Last Name in Every Country - NetCredit

An interesting web site showing the most common surnames in every country in the world The Most Common Last Name in Every Country - NetCredit:
In Africa, most surnames are connected to geographic origin, occupation, lineage or personal characteristics. One surname-type unique to the continent is the praise-name, which expresses character traits or other admirable attributes.[6] Ilunga, for example, is of Bantu origin. It roughly translates to “a person who is ready to forgive any abuse for the first time, to tolerate it a second time, but never a third time.”[7] It is the most common surname in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

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