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Sally McGhie and her nephew
 

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Top 25 family names yesterday, 7 Feb 2016:

  1. KUHN (52)
  2. DIX (51)
  3. WILLIAMS (50)
  4. HARMENS (43)
  5. CARA (42)
  6. HARTSON (36)
  7. SMUIN (36)
  8. RILEY (36)
  9. JOHNSON (34)
  10. PROMPER (34)
  11. STORJOHANN (30)
  12. MEYER (28)
  13. SMITH (27)
  14. REED (27)
  15. HOLLISTER (24)
  16. PHILLIPS (24)
  17. BRODIE (24)
  18. LOWE (24)
  19. BROWN (24)
  20. KROHN (22)
  21. FELTHAM (21)
  22. BRACEY (20)
  23. DAY (20)
  24. SIBLEY (20)
  25. HARRIS (20)

Also see the top contributors and surnames for last month.