What Are The Most Common Last Names in Tom Green County?
Having a common last night can be a good thing or a bad thing.
It can be a bad thing when FBI agents show up with a subpoena for someone with your exact name, but it's not you. Since FBI agents hear the "that's not me" excuse all the time, you can imagine how hard it was for me to prove I was not the one who needed to be in handcuffs.
Often, people with common last names clustered in an area are all descendants of original settlers. It used to take many generations for extended families to lose track of one another. Today, with the way people move around, and with stepfamilies, losing track of relatives can happen faster.
Here in Tom Green County, we have assembled a list of the Top 200 surnames. Where does your name show up on this list?
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Did you find your family name on the list? Are there relatives around here that you don't even know or associate with anymore? With the holidays coming up. this might be a good time to reach out.