Here are some of my family surnames:
Maternal Surnames: Armistead, Armour, Bass, Beard, Baird, Berkeley, Berry, Bland, Blanchard, Braxton, Brayne, Brookings/Brookins, Brown, Burwelll, Butler, Byrd/Bird, Cabell, Carter, Chandler, Conover, Constable, Corbin, Davis, Dedman, DeFreese/De Vries, DeGroat/DeGroot, Dickeson/Dickerson/Dickinson, Douglass, Dungee/Dungey, Dunjee, Edwards, Eltonhead, Epps/Eppes, Fanning, Fischer, Fitzhugh, Francis, Freedman, Gillette, Goosbeck, Gray, Green, Greene, Groesbeck, Grosvenor, Grymes/Grimes, Hamilton, Hammond, Harris, Harrison, Hedden, Hedges, Hemings, Henderson, Hicks, Hill, Hirshson, Howell, Hunt, sham, Jackson, Jefferson, Jennings, Johnson, Jones, King, Layton, Lee, Linnehan/ Linehan/Lennihan, Ludlow, Lyon, Macomb, Mann/Manuel, Moore, Mead, McClane, McIntyre, McIntosh, Meyers, Mire/Myer, Merritt, Milligan, Mitchell, O’Fake, Page, Parham, Perkins, Pettit, Pickett, Quarles, Randolph, Ragland, Roberts, Robinson, Scarborough, Scott, Shelton, Sisco, Smith, Spotswood, Sutton, Tate, Taylor, Timbrook/TenBroeck, Terrell, Thigpen. Thomas, Thompson/Thomson, Thorpe, Todd, Townely, Turner, VanderZee, Van Dunk/Van Donck, Van Duyne, Van Dyke, Van Riper, Vega, Warner, Washington, Wickham, Williams, Woodruff, Wormeley, Wooley, 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, Westchester, Orange, Rockland, Dutchess, Columbia-Green, Ulster counties primarily), New Jersey (Essex, Morris, Bergen, Monmouth, Salem, Gloucester, Burlington, Mercer, Middlesex, Somerset, Cumbeland, Cape May, Sussex, and Hunterdon counties), and Virginia (Dinwiddie County, Fluvanna County, Charlottesville, Fredericksburg, Prince George County, Lynchburg, Charles City, Richmond, Petersburg, James City, Nottoway County, Chesterfield County, Powhatan County, Sussex County, Amelia County, Lancaster County, King and Queen County, York County, Louisa County, Hanover County, Orange County, Caroline County, Henrico County, Goochland County, King William County, Middlesex County, Spotsylvania County, New Kent County, Westmoreland County, Gloucester County, Augusta County, Albemarle County, Waynesboro, Prince Edward County, Southampton, Surry, and Isle of Wight County). 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.