Primary names in genealogy

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How do I figure out what the main surnames are in my lines of ancestors?
in The Tree House by Chris McCombs G2G6 Mach 5 (55.7k points)
retagged by Vic Watt

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Sorry, Chris, I don't understand your question.  Do you mean which names should you be using as TAGS on G2G?  Or do you mean what names are in your ancestry?
by Vic Watt G2G6 Pilot (330k points)
The main names in my ancestry.
Chris, You have completely out your ancestry so you know who your great-great-grandparents are.  Why would their last names not be the "main names" in your ancestry?
I am adopted by my dad so Keener is not my given surname. I am having trouble finding any information on my given surnames side, McCombs, as well as my moms maternal grandparents side, Jones.

 

I guess I was wondering if names are added the farther back you go.

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