The surname listings here were updated on 18 July 2014. There are now 4136 surnames listed.
There are 265 names still to be added as of 13 October 2016.
NOTE: Emails are answered as time permits, due to work loads. Paid research work takes priority over surname requests. As of 13 October 2016, there is a backlog of 424 email surname requests to reply to.
Please note that this blog is a reference blog only - listing surnames, and information on sources and methods. For my articles on South African history, families and places, see Bygones and Byways and Routes and Roots.