What's in a Name? Surname Tradition in Turkey

Posted on April 5, 2014

Cultural Diversity / Apr 5, 2014
What’s in a Name? Surname Tradition in Turkey

Surname Tradition in Turkey Name analysis is a valuable method of evaluating cultural origin and most of us will consciously or sub-consciously wonder about the origin of an unusual name.  But sometimes we find that the centuries-old tradition of using family names has a relatively short history.  Like in the case of Turkish names. Turkey […]

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