What’s in a (sur)name

At last I started reading Rory Hyde’s ‘Future Practice: Conversations from the Edge of Architecture’

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I am pleased to say I can quote something from the first paragraph of the Foreward by Dan Hill (I will read more, really):

Occupations were once so static we took our surnames from them

My last name is Freeman.
Perhaps my ancestors were slaves or convicts…
But I’d like to think they were redefining their practice even in the olden days.


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