More than half of Americans don't know all 4 grandparents' names, poll shows

CHICAGO (WLS) -- Do you know all four of your grandparents' names?

More than 50% of Americans do not know their grandparents' full names -- this means knowing the first and last names of all your grandparents, according to an Ancestry.com poll.

However, two-thirds of people surveyed overall said they'd like to know more about their family history.

Some interesting things you could learn from your grandparents are:
  • Stories about your ancestors when they were young, and what their life was like

  • Where did their last name come from, and what does it mean?

  • What region or country did they originally come from?


  • Watch Terrell and Val called their mothers live on-air to ask them about their grandparents.
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