Geographical distribution of some Danish surnames: reflections of social and natural selection.

@article{Boldsen1992GeographicalDO,
  title={Geographical distribution of some Danish surnames: reflections of social and natural selection.},
  author={Jesper Lier Boldsen},
  journal={Journal of biosocial science},
  year={1992},
  volume={24 4},
  pages={505-13}
}
Geographical differences in the frequencies of eight common surnames in Jutland (Denmark) are analysed using data from telephone directories of 121 exchanges. All the names showed a significant geographical surplus variance, which was divided into trend and patchiness components reflecting the history of the names. The surplus variance of surnames with… CONTINUE READING