Statistics on this page were calculated for the individuals in the RootsWeb Database as of 6 January 2013 when the database had 14,800 individuals on Rootsweb. There is also a page with statistics for 9 August 2009 when the database had 12,800 individuals on Rootsweb.
Most individuals were born 1900-1999 (73%) and in New Zealand (73%). Three family lines have been traced back to the 1600's.
The number of individuals in my genealogy database is indicated below. Details of updates to the database, including those made since Jan 2013, can be seen on the page with Database Changes.
Country of Birth
Birth locations were documented for 9,300 of the 14,800 people in the database. New Zealand (73%) and the United Kingdom (21%) were the most frequent country of birth.
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Year of Birth
Birth year was documented for 11,500 of the 14,800 people in the database. Most individuals were born 1900-1999 (73%), with 6,640 (58%) born since 1929 and shown as "Living" on Rootsweb.
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Some of the earliest births include:
Number of individuals in family tree
The following surnames had 25 or more individuals in the database. The number of individuals with each surname is given beside each name. It should be noted that some individuals are listed as "Living" with their surname on Rootsweb to maintain privacy.
The most frequent surnames were: Wallace 434, Spurdle 419, Duxfield 255, Rushbrooke 158, Harford 151, Watkins 145, Leith 140, Smith 137, Redpath 130.