Historum - History Forums  

Go Back   Historum - History Forums > World History Forum > General History
Register Forums Blogs Social Groups Mark Forums Read

General History General History Forum - General history questions and discussions

LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
Old November 16th, 2012, 07:33 PM   #221
Joined: Jul 2012
From: U.S
Posts: 105

I don't know the exact percentages and it would be impossible to track anyway for all of us since we can't see our ENTIRE family history so I'm doing it before they came to america.

Ashanti- Apparently on my dad's side they came here freely and not as slaves. So that's cool

Some South African- On my Mother's great grandfathers side.

Native American- My Great Grandmother is full native american. She had a farm and died a few years back. Was never able to ask her what she belonged to but oh well.

Italian- My Ashanti ancestors hooked up with the Italian ones.

My Last name is Moore. Meaning Dark skinned which my Ashanti grandparent took.
MrM is offline  
Remove Ads
Old November 16th, 2012, 08:22 PM   #222
Suspended indefinitely
Joined: Dec 2011
From: Suffolk
Posts: 372

English and Irish. Feel no connection with my Irish side, though.

My surname is a mystery. Some sources seem to think it's Anglo-Saxon, others say it's Welsh/Celtic in origin. I'm guessing it might be the latter.
RewardMe is offline  
Old November 17th, 2012, 12:59 AM   #223
Suspended indefinitely
Joined: Mar 2011
From: Bulgaria
Posts: 1,986
Blog Entries: 6

My father has Greek origin and my mother is 70% Macedonian. The rest is Bulgarian (I hope)
Stefany is offline  
Old November 17th, 2012, 08:04 AM   #224

Essa's Avatar
Joined: Jul 2012
From: Bahrain
Posts: 1,942

I'm from Bahrain.....I'm Arabian. Belonging to the Arab Tribes called "Huwala", its a collection of Arab tribes that settled in southern Iran, toward the north of the Gulf, but then migrated back to Arabia, in all GCC countries (Saudi Arabia/Kuwait/Bahrain/Qatar/UAE/Oman) some 300-400 years ago....

A notable thing about Huwala tribes, is its "exposure".....they were exposed to Persians given their settlement, Indians and Europeans (through trade routes), and ofcourse they retained their Arabian traits, religion, looks, customs, traditions...
Essa is offline  
Old November 17th, 2012, 09:18 AM   #225

Mangekyou's Avatar
Joined: Jan 2010
From: UK
Posts: 7,689
Blog Entries: 5

English and Irish for me.
Mangekyou is offline  
Old November 17th, 2012, 09:35 AM   #226
Suspended indefinitely
Joined: Dec 2009
Posts: 19,933

Mostly Homo sapiens sapiens, I guess.
sylla1 is offline  
Old November 17th, 2012, 09:53 AM   #227

redcoat's Avatar
Hiding behind the sofa
Joined: Nov 2010
From: Stockport Cheshire UK
Posts: 6,759

redcoat is offline  
Old November 17th, 2012, 10:02 AM   #228

hazratemahmood's Avatar
Joined: May 2011
From: Karaj, Iran
Posts: 461

My mother is from Shiraz the center of the Fars province in Iran and my father from Jahrom, a town south of Shiraz. All I know about my genealogy is that my ancestors have been living there at least from 300 years ago, my maternal grandparent was a local Feudal and my paternal grandparent was a farmer/oral historian.

Fars Province is the land of Persis, or Persia proper.
hazratemahmood is offline  
Old November 17th, 2012, 10:09 AM   #229

Lucius Vorenus's Avatar
Joined: Sep 2012
From: Dalmatia Interior
Posts: 2,738
Blog Entries: 1

Pure Bosnian.
Lucius Vorenus is offline  
Old November 17th, 2012, 10:09 AM   #230

Callisto's Avatar
Joined: Oct 2012
From: The Mile High City
Posts: 197

Mostly German with some English, Irish, Scottish, and possibly French. Not too sure about that last. My grandmother was possibly illegitimate - there's some doubt about what happened there, and in 1897 you didn't talk about such things - so it depends on whether or not her 'father' was in fact her father.
Callisto is offline  

  Historum > World History Forum > General History


Thread Tools
Display Modes

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Canadian Heritage Commericials Pancho35 History in Films and on Television 4 March 30th, 2011 02:07 PM
Jewish heritage of Spain pinguin General History 36 November 15th, 2009 04:53 PM

Copyright © 2006-2013 Historum. All rights reserved.