Create A 7-Generation Pedigree Family Tree In Excel (Tutorial)

A seven-generation family tree goes back to sixty-four great-great-great-great-grandparents. Can you really squeeze it onto a single printed sheet in Excel? Yes you can! After a lot of experimentation, I’ve come up with the best format that displays and prints clearly. If you’re too busy for the twenty-one steps in this tutorial, jump down to the … Read more

Create A 6-Generation Pedigree Family Tree In Excel (Tutorial)

This tutorial walks step-by-step through creating a six-generation pedigree family tree in Microsoft Excel. A six-generation tree goes back to thirty-two great-great-great-grandparents. The challenge is how to get six generations to fit on a single printed page. The solution is to use the pedigree layout. Even with the pedigree layout, it’s a bit of a … Read more

Create A 5-Generation Pedigree Family Tree In Excel (Tutorial)

This tutorial walks step-by-step through creating a five-generation pedigree family tree in Microsoft Excel. A five-generation tree goes back to sixteen great-great-grandparents. The challenge is how to get five generations to fit on a single printed page. The solution is to use the pedigree layout. If you’re too busy for the twenty steps in this … Read more

Create A Simple 3-Generation Family Tree In Excel (Tutorial)

This tutorial takes you step-by-step through creating a simple three-generation family tree in Microsoft Excel. This type of tree is a great project for school or as a gift from children to grandparents. Our tips and tricks will help you avoid fiddling endlessly with dragging lines and positioning pictures in Excel. If you want more … Read more

List Of Archaic Matches On GEDmatch

A researcher named Felix Immanuel uploaded many samples of archaic DNA to GEDmatch several years ago. His website and research pages are no longer maintained on a current website. I have reproduced his original list of the samples from an archived version. I’ve also added an extra link to a research paper or article on … Read more

Single Letter Last Names (Examples)

There is no law in the United States that surnames must have more than one letter. But that doesn’t mean that there are people with one-letter last names. I’ve reviewed recent censuses, data from the Social Security Administration, and a research project published in 1982. My conclusion is that at least four letters are used … Read more

List Of Last Names Beginning With X

Are you looking for a list of last names beginning with “X”? We’ve used the 2000 and 2010 U.S. Census to compile the 29 surnames that start with the letter X and have at least one hundred bearers of the name. We’ll also show you the total number of bearers for the name in each … Read more

Hispanic Last Names Starting With A

This list of Hispanic surnames starting with A is based on the U.S. census in 2010. We have only included surnames where 60% or more holders declared that they were Hispanic. We’ve got the historic origins and meanings of the most common names in our lists. We also take a look at the Mexican census … Read more