How does Origins handle persons of mixed, or ‘hyphenated’ ancestry?

Origins can identify persons whose names reflect more than one ancestry – for example a person with an English or an Australian personal name and an Italian family name.

The confidence score given to each name combination is used to select or deselect people who are most likely to be of mixed ancestry.  Restricting a communication to names with high confidence scores is an effective way of avoiding communicating with individuals who are least likely to belong to the target group.

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