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Genealogical Musings: The "Our Name Was Changed at Ellis Island" Myth
Genealogy.com - They Changed Our Name at Ellis Island
Article by Donna Przecha.
ILW.com -American Names: Declaring Independence
Article by Marian L. Smith.
Names: All About Them
Scroll a third of the way down the page for an excerpt from Ellis Island's Myths and Misconceptions regarding name changes at Ellis Island.
No, Family Names Were Not Changed at Ellis Island
Our Name Was Changed at Ellis Island - Dispelling the Myth of Ellis Island Name Changes
By Kimberly Powell, About.com Guide
The Ellis Island Immigration Museum, Part III: Name Changes, Setting the Record Straight : Greek News
The Ellis Island Myth - Genealogy and Family History - D. Joshua Taylor
A concise explanation of the "my name was changed at Ellis Island" myth.
The Myth of Ellis Island and Other Tales of Origin
By Dara Horn, on the Jewish tradition of changing names and inventing roots.
The myth that refuses to die: “Ellis Island changed our name”
By Aliza Giammatteo for Roots in the Boot.
Why U Can't Find Your Ancestors Misspeld Knames — A Commun Probblem for Reeserchors
From RootsWeb's guide to tracing family trees.
Why Your Family Name Was Not Changed at Ellis Island (and One That Was)
From the New York Public Library, by Philip Sutton, Milstein Division of United States History, Local History and Genealogy.
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