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From: "Steven Bird" <>
Subject: Re: [DNA] Some Celtic Names
Date: Sun, 19 Aug 2007 10:03:14 -0400
>The key I think is the fact that it says it was a first name originally.
In my opinion, this statement is slightly misleading. Welsh names followed
a patrynomic naming system for centuries. Rhys ap Tewder (Rhys son of
Tewdr) in the next generation became Gryffudd ap Rhys (Gryffudd the son of
Rhys). Therefore Morgan is neither a first or last name. It is simply a
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