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Question 1: Most family names in other Scandinavian countries are a result of this naming practice, such as Hansen(son of Hans), Johansen(son of Johan) and Olson(Son of Ole/Ola) the three most common surnames in ________.
NorwayGermanyUnited StatesPoland

Question 2: In England it was common for servants to take a modified version of their employer's occupation or first name as their last name, adding the letter "s" to the word, although this formation could also be a ________.
Romanian languageFamily namePatronymicGrammatical gender

Question 3: "Washington", for instance, is thought to mean "the homestead of the family of Wassa",[3] while "Lucci" likely means "resident of ________".
LuccaViareggioBargaCamaiore

Question 4: In some cultures, the surname may be a ________ or matronymic.
Family namePatronymicGrammatical genderRomanian language

Question 5: A surname is a name added to a ________ and is part of a personal name.
Hebrew nameGiven nameIrish nameGreek name

Question 6: In French Canada until the ________, several families adopted surnames that followed the family name in order to distinguish the various branches of a large family.
18th centuryRomanticism19th centuryEugène Delacroix

Question 7: These include simple occupational names such as "Eisenhauer" (an iron worker, later Anglicized in America as "________") or "Schneider" as well as more complicated names based on occupational titles.
Richard NixonRonald ReaganDwight D. EisenhowerGerald Ford

Question 8: A subset of occupational names in English are names thought to be derived from the medieval ________.
Chester Mystery PlaysYork Mystery PlaysYorkMystery play

Question 9: Surname origins have been the subject of much ________, often by individuals intent on proving that their own surname is more noble or royal than the average name.
Swedish languageDutch languageFalse etymologyGerman language

Question 10: In many cases a surname is a ________; the family-name meaning first appeared in 1375.
MatrilinealityFamily nameSonSerbia







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