Patterned selection of mates in St. Ouen, Jersey, and the Scilly Isles examined by isonymy.

@article{Gottlieb1990PatternedSO,
  title={Patterned selection of mates in St. Ouen, Jersey, and the Scilly Isles examined by isonymy.},
  author={Karen Gottlieb and Prof. Dr. Dr.phil. H. Raspe and Gabriel W Lasker},
  journal={Human biology},
  year={1990},
  volume={62 5},
  pages={637-47}
}
Within-lineage repeated-pair isonymy is calculated as RPW = sigma [Sij(Sij - 1)]/sigma [Si(Si - 1)], in which Sij is the number of a combination of two surnames in marriages (for total RPW, in both orders, brides first and also grooms first) and Si is the corresponding number of individuals of each surname (for total RPW of both sexes). In St. Ouen the 3479 native Jersey marriages between 1634 and 1914 yield a mean total RPW of 0.03314, which can be compared with a random isonymy (Ir) of 0… CONTINUE READING

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