Here are some of my family surnames:
Maternal Surnames: Armour, Bass, Beard, Baird, Berry, Blanchard, Brookings, Brookins, Brown, Cabell, Chandler, Conover, Davis, DeFreese/De Vries, De Froat/De Groot, Douglass, Dungee, Dungey, Dunjee, Edwards, Fischer, Francis, Goosbeck, Groesbeck, Gray, Green, Greene, Hamilton, Hammond, Hedden, Hedges, Hicks, Hirshson, Howell, Hunt, Jackson, Jennings, Johnson, King, Layton, Linnehan, Linehan, Lennihan, Macomb, Mead, McClane, McIntyre, McIntosh, Meyers, Mire, Myer, Merritt, Mitchell, O’Fake, Pettit, Pickett, Quarles, Randolph, Roberts, Robinson, Scott, Shelton, Tate, Terrell, Thomas, Thompson, Thomson, Thorpe,Turner, Van der Zee, Van Dunk/Van Donck, Van Dyke, Van Riper, Vega, Washington, Williams, Woodruff, and Wright.
Locations: My tri-racial African-American ( West, South, and East African, Western and Eastern European, Native American ancestry ) maternal line has colonial roots in Massachusetts (Suffolk, Norfolk, Plymouth, Hampden, and Berkshire counties), Rhode Island (Providence, Kent, and Washington counties), Connecticut (Fairfield County) New York (New York City, Suffolk, and Westchester counties), New Jersey (Essex, Morris, Bergen, Monmouth, and Hunterdon counties), and Virginia (Dinwiddie, Charles City, Richmond, Augusta, Amherst, Albemarle , and Isle of Wight counties). From these states, my ancestors spread out across the country. Our ancestors were also from Madagascar, Ireland, England, France, Germany, The Netherlands, Cuba, and Eastern Europe. My maternal side also includes some Ashkenazi Jewish ancestry.
Paternal Surnames: Acevedo, Adorno, Alicea/Aliceda, Alvarado, Alvarez, Alverio, Aponte, Aragon, Arroyo, Ayala, Battisimo, Bethencourt/Betancourt, Bobadilla, Bonet, Bonilla, Bosques, Bracero, Caban, Camacho, Caraballo, Carde, Cardona, Castro, Cintron, Chaparro, Charneco, Collazo, Colon, Corniel, Correa, Crespo, Cruz, de Las Casas, Diaz, Domenech, Espinosa/Espinosa de los Monteros, Feliciano, Fernandez, Figueroa, Galarza, Garcia, Gomez, Gonzalez, Guzman, Hernandez, Hererra, Irizarry, Jimenez, Lajara, Limardo, Lopez, Lorenzo, Lugo, Lupo, Magdaleno, Martinez, Medina, Melendez, Mendez, Mercado, Merida, Miranda, Morales, Muniz, Nieves, Noboa/Novoa, Octaviani, Oliver, Orabona, Ortiz, Pabon, Padilla, Pendas, Peraza, Perez, Quiles, Quinonez, Ramirez, Ramos, Rio/Rios, Rivera, Rodriguez, Roman, Rosa, Rosario/del Rosario, Ruiz, Salcedo, Sambolin, Sanchez, Santiago, Santoni, Soto/de Soto/Sotomayor, Toledo, Torres, Toro/del Toro, Vazquez, Vega, and Velez.
Locations: My tri-racial Puerto Rican paternal line (West and North African, Southern European, and Taino ancestry) is from Puerto Rico (Agauda, Aguadilla, Rincon, Las Marias, San Sebastian, Arecibo, Isabela, Lares, Sabana Grande, San German, Yauco, Susua Alta, Ponce, Cabo Rojo, Caguas, San Juan, Carolina, and Santurce), Spain, Canary Islands, Corsica, Italy, Sardinia, Morocco, Algeria, and Portugal. This side has a lot of Sephardic Jewish ancestry.