Friday, December 7, 2012

www.familienaam.be/

Surname mapping website for Belgium:

www.familienaam.be/



Here, for instance, the map demonstrating the distribution of surname "VAN LANGENDONCK" in honour of the Professor Willy Van Langendonck


who published one of the great work on general onomastics of today (since 1970s!!!):


So, the map is charting in this way:


As you can see, there are only 456 persons with that family name. Mostly all of them are situated in the Northern Belgium, where they speak Dutch. Everything is logic!!!