Ahh, Valentine’s Day. Depending on your current relationship status, the season of courtly love can either conjure up warm and fuzzy feelings, or make you want to forget the day exists!
But this lovey dovey day isn’t just for couples who want to romance each other. Valentine’s Day is also a family history buff’s dream when you get right down to it. Much like the day itself, family surnames are filled with history, and we’ve found some of the best Valentine’s Day surnames from the Crestleaf Surname Database that will make even the most cynical family history aficionado swoon. But which states have the most swoon-worthy Valentine’s Day surnames? And, more importantly, did your state make it to the list?
The Valentine’s Day infographic above highlights the states in which we located the most “Valentine” surnames, with New York, Ohio and Florida rounding out the top three. Mouse over each state to see how many Valentines were found there!
There are a total of 11,287 people in our surname database who didn’t mind being called Valentine.
And a whopping 1,092 of them were lovers of the great state of New York.
This lovely infographic showcases the states where the most “Love” was found. Move to Texas, California or North Carolina if you’re truly looking for Love. Mouse over your state to see how much Love was found there!
Can’t get enough romance this season? We’re on the hunt for the greatest love story ever told to feature on our blog for Valentine’s Day! Learn how to submit a family member’s, ancestor’s or even your own great love story. Happy Valentine’s Day!